Minot State University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Minot, ND

$6,691

Avg tuition

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About Minot State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Minot State University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Minot, North Dakota. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,656, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 77%. The university offers 74 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 55%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $6,691.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

77% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

71% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

55% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 880-1070

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

67%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

68%

Non-U.S. Citizen

11%

Hispanic

8%

Two or more races

5%

Black

4%

American Indian/Alaska Native

2%

Unknown

1%

Asian

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

63%

Socio-economic diversity

27% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

9

Total Online Enrollment

1,966

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

91% On-campus

9% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 10% online

Associate Check Bold 100% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 1% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 40% online

Master's Check Bold 31% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $6,691 $6,691
Graduate $8,731 $8,731

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,100
On-campus room and board $7,434
On-campus other expenses $3,550
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $7,434
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,550
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,370

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $18,775 $18,775
Off-campus without family $18,775 $18,775
Off-campus with family $10,161 $10,161

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

62%

State Grant Aid

36%

Institution Grant Aid

79%

Pell Grant

27%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $2,487
State Grant Aid $2,296
Institution Grant Aid $2,505
Pell Grant Aid $4,084

Financial Outlook

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.