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Study at Minnesota State University Mankato

Minnesota State University, a public 4-year college in Mankato, Minnesota, was established in 1868. The college is set on nearly 300 acres of land. It offers Enrolment to more than 15, 000 students.

MSU operates KMSU 89. 7 FM, a public radio station. The college offers more than 150 undergraduate programs. These are classified into 6 major areas:

  • Allied Health and Nursing
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Education
  • Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Social and Behavioral Science
The sports teams of the university are nicknamed the Mavericks. The college has baseball, basketball, football, tennis, hockey and other sports teams.

Profile of Minnesota State University Mankato

The main campus of Minnesota State Mankato is in Mankato, MN (a self-contained town). The school is a public school. Minnesota State Mankato offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school offers a wide array of programs of study, compared to other schools of its size. Minnesota State Mankato students most commonly major in a field related to nutrition and exercise therapy.

Minnesota State Mankato Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies.


Minnesota State Mankato offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 14, 515 enrolled students.

Student Life

Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for major sports.

Minnesota State Mankato Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching505elementary school teaching, educational administration, school Counselling, teacher education, physical education teaching, math teaching, special ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, . . .
Business and Management492business management, marketing, finance, accounting, international business, non-profit management
Liberal Arts398English, liberal arts and sciences, sociology, speech and rhetoric, geography, history, Spanish language, political science, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy164health and physical education, parks and recreation management, athletic trainer, vocational Counselling
Therapy and Counselling162psychology, community health services, communication disorders, substance abuse Counselling, clinical psychology, organizational psychology
Security and Law Enforcement137criminal justice and police, corrections
Family and Social Work117social work, family and consumer science, public administration, adult development and aging
Nursing and Emergency Medicine109registered nursing, nursing science
Science98biology, chemistry, biochemistry, geology, physics, biotechnology, astronomy
Engineering Technician64automotive tech, manufacturing tech, electronics tech, computer engineering tech
Computer Science and Engineering62computer science, computer and info science, information science, computer engineering, database administration
Media58mass communication
Design53interior design
Engineering49mechanical engineering, engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering
Fine Arts44fine arts, art history and criticism
Real Estate and Construction Management38construction management
Medical Support and Technology34dental hygienist, clinical lab tech
Drama and Performing Arts24drama, dance
Architecture and Planning17urban planning
Art Studies14art studies
Music14music management, music, conducting, music performance
Transportation13aviation tech
Mathematics6mathematics, mathematics and computer science
Conservation and Resource Management5environmental science
Agricultural Science and Management2food science
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy
Law1legal studies

Contact: Minnesota State Mankato

Minnesota State University Mankato

South Rd and Ellis Ave

Mankato, MN 56001

General Phone: (507) 389-1866


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