Minot State University Graduate School

Minot State University (referred to as MSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Minot, ND.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of MSU is $10,692 for North Dakota residents and $10,692 for out-of-state students. The school has 247 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,777 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Minot State University (referred to as MSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Minot, ND.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1947 - Current).
MSU Directory Information
School NameMinot State University (MSU)
Address500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707
Phone701-858-3000
Webhttps://www.minotstateu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.minotstateu.edu/enroll/apply.shtml
Financial Infohttps://www.minotstateu.edu/finaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of MSU is $10,692 for North Dakota residents and $10,692 for out-of-state students. The school has 247 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,777 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 86 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate. Among them, 12 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$10,692
$10,692 for North Dakota Residents
Student Population247
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs86 graduate programs
(12 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at MSU is $10,692 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $390.
MSU offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
North Dakota Residents$10,692
Out-of-State$10,692
Tuition per Credit Hour
North Dakota Residents$390
Out-of-State$390
MSU 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, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)12 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Minot State University is $10,692. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.18% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$7,425$1,448
2019-2020$8,049$1,504
2020-2021$8,731$1,205
2021-2022$8,992$1,271
2022-2023$9,352$1,340
The graduate school tuition & fees of MSU is average compared to public graduate schools in North Dakota. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the North Dakota graduate tuition is $10,473 (public) / $12,076 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Minot State University$10,692
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
North Dakota Graduate Schools$10,043$10,387
Public$9,076$10,473
Private$12,076
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $10,942 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at MSU.
On-campus living costs are increased by 3.79% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $10,930. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.68% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$6,610$3,550$6,610$3,550
2019-2020$7,144$3,550$7,144$3,550
2020-2021$7,434$3,550$7,434$3,550
2021-2022$6,892$3,650$6,892$3,650
2022-2023$7,180$3,762$7,168$3,762
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $390 at Minot State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.00% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$370
2019-2020$398
2020-2021$364
2021-2022$375
2022-2023$390

Graduate Programs at MSU

Minot State University offers 17 graduate programs for Master's 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, 117 students have completed their study at Minot State University.
Offered Degrees at Minot State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree12391
Post Bachelor's Degree4226
Post Master's Degree100
Total175117
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Minot State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Business Administration and Management program with 22 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Communication Sciences and Disorders program with 23 completers.
Minot State University offers 17 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 117 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 91 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 26 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Disability Studies3-
Education [+] (1 completers) 29 completers-
Education15-
Special Education and Teaching14-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education--
Music Teacher Education--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] --
Mathematics--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 14 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management14-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] --
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders23-
Business [+] 22 completers-
Business Administration and Management14-
Management Information Systems8-
Total91
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Business [+] 24 completers-
Business Administration and Management22-
Management Information Systems2-
Total26
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
--
Total-

Graduate Student Population at MSU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 247 students enrolled into Minot State University graduate schools where it has total 2,777 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 114 full-time and 133 part-time graduate students. By gender, 66 male and 181 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
Total24766181
Full-time1143282
Part-tme1333499
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 148 White (59.92%), 8 Black/African American (3.24%), 12 Hispanic (4.86%), 8 Asian (3.24%), and 71 students with other races. 55 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total24766181
American Indian/Native American514
Asian835
Black/African American844
Hispanic1257
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White14835113
Two More835
Un-Known312
Non-resident Alien551441
Minot State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 154 graduate students (62.35% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 33 graduate students (13.36% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total247
Enrolled Online Exclusively154
Enrolled Some Online Courses33
Not in Online Courses60

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