Minnesota State University-Mankato Graduate Schools

Minnesota State University-Mankato is a Public, 4 years school located in Mankato, MN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Minnesota State University-Mankato is $9,308 for Minnesota residents and $9,308 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,956 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,576 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Minnesota State University-Mankato is a Public, 4 years school located in Mankato, MN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1940 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Minnesota State University-Mankato Directory Information
School NameMinnesota State University-Mankato
AddressSouth Rd and Ellis Ave, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone507-389-1866
Webhttps://www.mnsu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://mankato.mnsu.edu/future-students/apply
Financial Infohttps://mnsu.edu/campushub
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Minnesota State University-Mankato is $9,308 for Minnesota residents and $9,308 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,956 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,576 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 257 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 53 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$9,308
$9,308 for Minnesota Residents
Student Population1,956
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs257 graduate programs
(53 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Minnesota State University-Mankato is $9,308 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $473.
Minnesota State University-Mankato offers the alternative tuition plans.
Minnesota State University-Mankato offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)53 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Minnesota State University-Mankato is $9,308. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.92% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$7,120$736
2018-2019$7,404$752
2019-2020$7,694$780
2020-2021$7,994$794
2021-2022$8,506$802
The graduate school tuition & fees of Minnesota State University-Mankato is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Minnesota. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Minnesota graduate tuition is $14,841 (public) / $16,400 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Minnesota State University-Mankato$9,308
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Minnesota Graduate Schools$13,852$15,642
Public$11,748$14,841
Private$16,400
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,828 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Minnesota State University-Mankato. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.36% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $10,370. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.07% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,096$1,944$7,128$2,530
2018-2019$9,352$1,944$7,312$2,530
2019-2020$9,854$1,944$7,472$2,530
2020-2021$10,078$1,978$7,592$2,568
2021-2022$10,198$2,142$7,740$2,630
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $473 at Minnesota State University-Mankato. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 6.53% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$411
2019-2020$427
2020-2021$444
2021-2022$473

Graduate Programs at Minnesota State University-Mankato

Minnesota State University-Mankato offers 124 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 902 students have completed their study at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Offered Degrees at Minnesota State University-Mankato
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7316587
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship409
Doctor's degree - other102
Post Bachelor's Degree4528263
Post Master's Degree1041
Total12444902
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Minnesota State University-Mankato by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Special Education and Teaching program with 63 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Communication Sciences and Disorders program with 48 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 6 completers.
Minnesota State University-Mankato offers 124 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 902 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 587 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 263 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 41 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Science0-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
Ethnic Studies3-
Women's Studies5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 21 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric21-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 22 completers-
Information Technology20-
Computer Science0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance2-
Education [+] (7 completers) 161 completers$43,900
Education16$43,900
Educational Leadership and Administration23$50,100
Educational/Instructional Technology12-
Special Education and Teaching35-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs17-
Elementary Education and Teaching23-
Secondary Education and Teaching7-
Health Teacher Education4-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education21-
Biology Teacher Education0-
French Language Teacher Education0-
Physics Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist3-
Engineering [+] 7 completers-
Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] 5 completers-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician1-
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Adult Development and Aging1-
English Language and Literature [+] (2 completers) 33 completers$45,300
English Language and Literature25$45,300
Writing0-
Creative Writing8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Exercise Physiology7-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics7-
Statistics (other)7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 39 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness4$40,700
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management14-
Sports Studies11-
Outdoor Education10-
Physical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 25 completers-
Clinical Psychology10-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology10-
School Psychology5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 1 completers-
Corrections1-
Human Services [+] 32 completers-
Public Administration4-
Social Work28-
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Anthropology0-
Geography4-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
Sociology4-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Art/Art Studies3-
Music0-
Conducting0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 117 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders48-
Dental Public Health and Education0-
Athletic Training/Trainer13-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor31-
Public Health Education and Promotion1-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine2-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor6-
Medical Informatics0-
0-
Nursing Science16-
Business [+] (1 completers) 51 completers-
Business Administration and Management21-
Accounting30-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total587
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 7 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
School Psychology2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Nursing Science0-
Total9
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Nursing Science2-
Total2
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Ethnic Studies1-
Women's Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration3-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1-
Education [+] (13 completers) 199 completers-
Education7-
Multicultural Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology11-
Learning Sciences2-
Special Education and Teaching63-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances11-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities13-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism18-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs23-
Elementary Education and Teaching13-
Health Teacher Education0-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education22-
Speech Teacher Education14-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
Engineering [+] 1 completers-
Engineering1-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Adult Development and Aging0-
English Language and Literature [+] (3 completers) 13 completers-
Writing12-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing1-
General Literature0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Public Administration1-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Anthropology0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 0 completers-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Clinical Nurse Specialist0-
Business [+] (1 completers) 34 completers-
Business Administration and Management6-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management1-
Project Management0-
Accounting27-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total263
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 41 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration41-
Total41

Graduate Student Population at Minnesota State University-Mankato

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,956 students enrolled into Minnesota State University-Mankato graduate schools where it has total 14,576 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 669 full-time and 1,287 part-time graduate students. By gender, 621 male and 1,335 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9566211,335
Full-time669199470
Part-tme1,287422865
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,407 White (71.93%), 97 Black/African American (4.96%), 82 Hispanic (4.19%), 71 Asian (3.63%), and 299 students with other races. 203 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9566211,335
American Indian/Native American725
Asian713239
Black/African American974948
Hispanic821963
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,4073691,038
Two More421923
Un-Known461729
Non-resident Alien20311489
Minnesota State University-Mankato offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 662 graduate students (33.84% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 338 graduate students (17.28% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,956
Enrolled Online Exclusively662
Enrolled Some Online Courses338
Not in Online Courses956
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Minnesota State University-Mankato. 568 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.04% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.05%), 124 students are aged above 50 (6.34%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,9566211,335
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21501139
Age 22-24518169349
Age 25-29477164313
Age 30-34294102192
Age 35-3921168143
Age 40-4927574201
Age 50-641182989
Over 64633
Age Un-Known615

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