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 $8,788 for Minnesota residents and $9,308 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,823 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,761 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 $8,788 for Minnesota residents and $9,308 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,823 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,761 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 236 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 35 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$9,308
$8,788 for Minnesota Residents
Student Population1,823
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs236 graduate programs
(35 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Minnesota State University-Mankato is $8,788 for Minnesota residents and $9,308 for out-of-state students 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)35 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 $8,788 for Minnesota residents and $9,308 for other students. 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
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,120$736$7,120$736
2018-2019$7,404$752$7,404$752
2019-2020$7,694$780$7,694$780
2020-2021$7,994$794$7,994$794
2021-2022$8,506$802$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 $19,204 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$8,788$9,308
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Minnesota Graduate Schools$13,764$15,642
Public$11,356$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 108 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, 806 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 Degree6511586
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship4013
Doctor's degree - other105
Post Bachelor's Degree3719150
Post Master's Degree1052
Total10830806
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 Educational Leadership and Administration program with 67 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 38 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 6 completers.
Minnesota State University-Mankato offers 108 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 806 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 586 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 150 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 52 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 [+] 1 completers-
Environmental Science1-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 7 completers-
Ethnic Studies3-
Women's Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 15 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric15-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 18 completers-
Information Technology16-
Computer Science0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance2-
Education [+] (7 completers) 170 completers$43,900
Education18$43,900
Educational Leadership and Administration32$50,100
Educational/Instructional Technology20-
Special Education and Teaching22-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0$40,100
Elementary Education and Teaching21-
Secondary Education and Teaching8-
Health Teacher Education5-
Reading Teacher Education26-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist6-
Engineering [+] 9 completers-
Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering5-
Engineering Technology [+] 6 completers-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician4-
Engineering/Industrial Management2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
Work and Family Studies [+] 4 completers-
Adult Development and Aging4-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 34 completers$45,300
English Language and Literature21$45,300
Creative Writing13-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Exercise Physiology11-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics7-
Statistics (other)2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 41 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness10$40,700
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management11-
Sports Studies14-
Outdoor Education6-
Physical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 33 completers-
Clinical Psychology14-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology9-
School Psychology10-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 1 completers-
Corrections1-
Human Services [+] 45 completers-
Public Administration15-
Social Work30-
Social Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Anthropology8-
Geography5-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1-
Sociology0-
Urban Studies/Affairs2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Art/Art Studies3-
Music1-
Conducting0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 104 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders22-
Athletic Training/Trainer15-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor34-
Public Health Education and Promotion4-
Community Health and Preventive Medicine8-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor7-
0-
Nursing Science14-
Business [+] 32 completers-
Business Administration and Management17-
Accounting15-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total586
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 10 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services4-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
School Psychology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Nursing Science0-
Total13
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Nursing Science5-
Total5
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 2 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning2-
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 [+] 5 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration5-
Education [+] (11 completers) 106 completers-
Education0-
Multicultural Education1-
Educational/Instructional Technology9-
Learning Sciences2-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances8-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism9-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs11-
Elementary Education and Teaching14-
Health Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education40-
Speech Teacher Education6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
Engineering [+] 5 completers-
Engineering5-
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Adult Development and Aging0-
English Language and Literature [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Writing1-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Psychology5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
Public Administration2-
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Anthropology1-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing1-
Clinical Nurse Specialist0-
Business [+] 7 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management1-
Project Management0-
Accounting6-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total150
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 52 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration52-
Total52

Graduate Student Population at Minnesota State University-Mankato

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,823 students enrolled into Minnesota State University-Mankato graduate schools where it has total 14,761 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 647 full-time and 1,176 part-time graduate students. By gender, 579 male and 1,244 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
Total1,8235791,244
Full-time647234413
Part-tme1,176345831
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,228 White (67.36%), 81 Black/African American (4.44%), 57 Hispanic (3.13%), 59 Asian (3.24%), and 398 students with other races. 150 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8235791,244
American Indian/Native American413
Asian593029
Black/African American814041
Hispanic571443
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,228330898
Two More371027
Un-Known20776131
Non-resident Alien1507872
Minnesota State University-Mankato offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 508 graduate students (27.87% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 226 graduate students (12.40% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,823
Enrolled Online Exclusively508
Enrolled Some Online Courses226
Not in Online Courses1,089

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