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Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, MN, USA
3.49 Average Rating
Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State University is a public institution and one of the largest universities in Minnesota. It is the only university in the state that provides an accredited manufacturing engineering program. SCSU is part of Minnesota State System and a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. SCSU offers several study abroad programs where students can study, volunteer, intern, or do research in several countries including a year-long program at Alnwick Castle in England.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
86%
Out of State Students
13%
0
100
85%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1030
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 11, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
15,092
Total Number of Undergrads
13,236
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
19%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
43%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,684
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,264
Out-of-State Tuition
$16,498
0
100
69%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
70%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,135
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
276
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Minneapolis
Saint Cloud
Duluth
Rochester
Denver
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.49 Average Rating
St. Cloud State University is a campus on the grow! With a continuous goal of improving facilities, providing a fun and low key atmosphere, and allowing for freedom of choice, the campus is filled with everything you could imagine. Instructors provide high levels of education, the campus is full of diversity, leading me to grade this campus at a strong B+.
Derek from Sauk Rapids, MN
I love St. Cloud State. The classes are great, the teachers are wonderfully helpful and your class schedule is so flexible. The best part is that the campus is on the Mississippi River, which provides a beautiful scenery.
Nicole from St. Cloud, MN