Before You Arrive

There are a variety of preparations when beginning your exciting life journey to Minnesota State, Mankato! If you have questions along the way, please contact the Kearney Center for International Student Services at

To become a student at Minnesota State Mankato, please follow these steps:

Step 1: Apply & Contact a Current Student

Step 4: Prepare for Life in Mankato

Want to know even more?

Read through the following pages and browse the five-part series“Know before You Go!,” which includes essential information to be successful at Minnesota State Mankato:

Want to speak to a staff member?

Minnesota State Mankato is happy to help you as much as possible. Our International Recruitment Specialist and Maverick Global Ambassadors have set aside time for virtual advising. During the virtual advising sessions, you can discuss any questions you may have about the University, the application process or more!

Speak to Elizabeth Lohrenz, International Recruitment Specialist.

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