Saint Cloud State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,656

Avg in-state tuition

$16,948

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Saint Cloud State University

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.

Admissions Breakdown

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.

Acceptance Rate 90%

Retention Rate 67%

Graduation Rate 48%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 934-1194

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

Ways to Learn

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

Learning Environment

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

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55%

Female Student Population

20:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

13k

Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

Financial Aid 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
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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.