Minot State University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Minot State University
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Minot State University Admissions Overview:

Minot State University has an acceptance rate of 60%, making it largely accessible. In general, students will need solid test scores and good grades to be considered for admission. As part of the application process, students will need to submit SAT or ACT scores and high school transcripts. For more information, including instructions for scholarship applications, be sure to visit Minot State's website, or get in touch with an admissions counselor.

Visits to Minot State's campus are not required, but are always encouraged.

Admissions Data (2016):

Minot State University Description:

Minot State University is a public, four-year university located in Minot, North Dakota. The university's nearly 4,000 students are supported by a healthy student / faculty ratio of 14 to 1. MSU offer a variety of degrees between its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education and Health Sciences, College of Business, and Graduate School. The school also has an Honors program to engage and challenge high-achieving students. Students stay active outside of the classroom, and MSU is home to a host of student clubs and organizations, as well as a fraternity and sorority system.

On the athletic front, MSU competes at the intercollegiate level as a member of the NCAA Division II Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) with a variety of sports, such as men’s and women’s basketball, golf, and track and field. Club hockey is also very popular for men and women.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,412 (3,136 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 64% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,568
  • Books: $1,100 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $6,164
  • Other Expenses: $3,500
  • Total Cost: $17,332

Minot State University Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 88%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 80%
    • Loans: 43%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $4,627
    • Loans: $5,481

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication Disorders, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Nursing, Social Work

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 21%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 18%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Wrestling, Golf, Baseball, Cross Country, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Volleyball, Golf, Cross Country, Track and Field, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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