Saint Cloud State University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Saint Cloud, MN

$8,656

Avg in-state tuition

$16,948

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Saint Cloud 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.

Saint Cloud State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 13,049, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 90%. The university offers 108 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 48%, and a student-faculty ratio of 20:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,656, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,948.

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Admissions Breakdown

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.

Acceptance Rate Insight

90% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

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

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 934-1194

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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13k

Students Enrolled

31%

Online Student Enrollment

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

67%

Non-U.S. Citizen

9%

Black

7%

Asian

5%

Unknown

4%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

55%

Socio-economic diversity

41% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

17

Total Online Enrollment

4,048

Student Location Breakout

31% 69%

Percent of Programs Online

92% On-campus

8% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 25% online

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 2% online

Graduate Certificate 21% online

Master's 12% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

41%

State Grant Aid

48%

Institution Grant Aid

59%

Pell Grant

41%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,644
State Grant Aid $2,630
Institution Grant Aid $2,807
Pell Grant Aid $4,119

Financial Outlook

$38k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.