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: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,125
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 37%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,797 (58% 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: $7,592
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,592
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,246

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Minot State University Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 6102
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Education 11206
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6
Health Professions and Related Programs 71
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Physical Sciences 4
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 1117012

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,592
Out-of-state $7,592
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $9,553
Out-of-state $9,553

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 347 90%
Grant or scholarship aid 323 84% $4,246
Student loan aid 182 47% $6,138

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,812 62% $4,240
Federal student loans 1,061 36% $6,605

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 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 798 342 456
Percent admitted 100% 70% 64%
Percent admitted who enrolled 50% 51% 49%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
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 2020

Total Enrollment 3,125
Undergraduate enrollment 2,836
Graduate enrollment 289

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 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
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • 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
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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