Minot State University

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School Overview

Minot State University is a four-year public university in Minot, North Dakota. The school was founded in 1913 and it is currently the third largest university in North Dakota, offering undergraduate and graduate programs. Both on-campus and online courses are offered at the university.

Minot State University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(701) 858-3000
Website:www.minotstateu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.minotstateu.edu/enroll/apply.shtml
Address:500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707
Setting:33
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,412
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):37%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,698 (50% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,568
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,568
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,627

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Minot State University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Minot State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services292
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Education11196
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5
Health Professions and Related Programs61
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Physical Sciences4
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total716611

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Minot State University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services262
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education121
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total31103

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Minot State University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,568
Out-of-state$6,568
Books and supplies$1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,240
Out-of-state$8,240

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid27588%
Grant or scholarship aid25080%$4,627
Student loan aid13543%$5,481

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,77358%$3,973
Federal student loans1,12337%$6,344

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Minot State University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Minot State University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants846388458
Percent admitted100%57%62%
Percent admitted who enrolled43%39%45%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Minot State University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,412
Undergraduate enrollment3,136
Graduate enrollment276

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Minot State University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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