Saint Cloud State University Graduate Schools

Saint Cloud State University (referred to as Saint Cloud State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Saint Cloud, MN. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at Saint Cloud State University is $8,572 for Minnesota residents and $12,446 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,800 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 13,928 including undergraduate students.

Saint Cloud State University Graduate School Overview

Saint Cloud State University (referred to as Saint Cloud State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Saint Cloud, MN. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Saint Cloud State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (7/1/1947 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Saint Cloud State University Directory Information
School NameSaint Cloud State University (referred to as Saint Cloud State)
Address720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-4498
Phone320-308-0121
Webhttps://www.stcloudstate.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.stcloudstate.edu/scsu4u/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.stcloudstate.edu/financialaid
The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at Saint Cloud State University is $8,572 for Minnesota residents and $12,446 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,800 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 13,928 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 88 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
Saint Cloud State Graduate School 2021 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,446
$8,572 for Minnesota Residents
Student Population1,800
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs88 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Saint Cloud State University is $8,572 for Minnesota residents and $12,446 for out-of-state students for academic year 2020-2021. The tuition per credit hour is $431 for Minnesota residents and $654 for out-of-state students. Saint Cloud State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Saint Cloud State 2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Minnesota Residents$8,572
Out-of-State$12,446
Tuition per Credit Hour
Minnesota Residents$431
Out-of-State$654
Saint Cloud State University 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 Saint Cloud State University campus, remedial services, 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 at Saint Cloud State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Saint Cloud State University 2021 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the graduate school tuition & fees of Saint Cloud State University is $8,572 for Minnesota residents and $12,446 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.68% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & fees at Saint Cloud State University
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016-2017$7,373$883$11,201$883
2017-2018$7,668$916$11,650$916
2018-2019$7,975$1,065$12,116$1,065
2019-2020$7,460$1,112$11,334$1,112
2020-2021$7,607$1,124$11,780$1,124
For academic year 2020-2021, the living costs are $11,592 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Saint Cloud State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.80% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,868. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.20% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Living Costs at Saint Cloud State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2016-2017$8,230$2,700$8,230$2,700
2017-2018$8,558$2,700$8,558$2,700
2018-2019$8,826$2,700$8,826$2,700
2019-2020$8,900$2,600$8,900$2,600
2020-2021$8,992$2,600$9,268$2,600
For academic year 2020-2021, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $431 for Minnesota residents and $654 for other students at Saint Cloud State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.81% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Saint Cloud State University
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
2016-2017$369$560
2017-2018$383$582
2018-2019$399$606
2019-2020$414$630
2020-2021$431$654

Graduate Programs at Saint Cloud State

Saint Cloud State University offers 90 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 642 students have completed their study at Saint Cloud State University.
Offered Degrees at Saint Cloud State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree607551
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2021
Post Bachelor's Degree27670
Post Master's Degree100
Total9013642

Saint Cloud State University offers 90 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 642 students have completed their studies.
  • 551 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 70 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 8 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies8-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 77 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science8-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance69-
Education [+] (4 completers) 124 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction13-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration5-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching16$46,800
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services18$44,700
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services17-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education6-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
History Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist5-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor30-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 24 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering12-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Systems Engineering11-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 48 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (other)11-
Engineering/Industrial Management37-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Development and Family Studies2-
English Language And Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 29 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology8-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis8-
Science, Technology and Society1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)12-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Materials Science1-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 44 completers-
Psychology0-
Community Psychology16-
Counseling Psychology0-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology7-
Applied Behavior Analysis21-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 24 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration14-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies10-
Human Services [+] 55 completers-
0-
Public Administration11-
Social Work44$44,900
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Applied Economics3-
Geography0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography4-
Sociology and Anthropology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music0-
Music Performance0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 47 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders17-
Clinical Research Coordinator0-
Medical Scientist5-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling13-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor12-
Business [+] (2 completers) 32 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management32$74,800
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Business/Managerial Economics0-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total551
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 21 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration7-
Total21
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (5 completers) 61 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration22-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision4-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology6-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances2-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impa0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities4-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching0-
Driver and Safety Teacher Education1-
Reading Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist14-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians (other)1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Adult Development and Aging0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology1-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis0-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Clinical Research Coordinator2-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling0-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling0-
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs1-
Business [+] 3 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Statistics3-
Total70
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0$81,200
Total0

Graduate Student Population at Saint Cloud State

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,654 students enrolled into Saint Cloud State University graduate schools where it has total 13,928 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 616 full-time and 1,038 part-time students. By gender, 637 male and 1,017 female students are attending Saint Cloud State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Saint Cloud State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Saint Cloud State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,6546371,017
Full-time616217399
Part-tme1,038420618
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Saint Cloud State University.
There are 854 White (51.63%), 88 Black/African American (5.32%), 39 Hispanic (2.36%), 61 Asian (3.69%), and 612 students with other races. 317 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Saint Cloud State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,6546371,017
American Indian/Native American826
Asian612635
Black/African American885236
Hispanic391524
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White854293561
Two More15312
Un-Known27081189
Non-resident Alien317164153
Saint Cloud State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 393 graduate students (23.76% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 312 graduate students (18.86% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Saint Cloud State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Saint Cloud State University
Number of Students
Total1,654
Enrolled Online Exclusively393
Enrolled Some Online Courses312
Not in Online Courses949

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