Future Students: Admissions & Aid

More than $124.5 million in support awarded in 2016-17. Financial Aid

Welcome to Minnesota State Mankato

Your big ideas can become reality at Minnesota State Mankato, where you will find the resources of a large university with the support and attention of a smaller school.

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We accept applications online or by mail. Completed applications, paper or online, must be submitted with all required materials no less than five (5) working days prior to the start of classes. Under certain circumstances the University may institute an earlier priority admission deadline.

Visits and Tours

Experience it all firsthand by visiting our campus—there is no substitute for getting to know us in person. Discover a college experience that will challenge you academically and prepare you for success in the world.

Tuition and Aid

For all cost and financial aid questions, please visit the Campus Hub website. It includes great tools and resources to help you know your costs upfront and navigate the process of applying for aid.

Degree Programs and Certificates

At Minnesota State Mankato, you will find comprehensive academic advising, support services, a wide variety of degree programs and certificates to explore and opportunities to excel in and out of the classroom.

Admissions Office

The admissions website provides application information and instructions, organized by which type of student you will be. Find information about enrolling as an undergraduate, graduate, international, and/or transfer student.

Request Information

Ready to begin your journey with Minnesota State University, Mankato, where your big ideas meet real-world thinking? Once you complete a short form, you'll be taken to a personalized website where you can learn much more about your areas of interest at Minnesota State Mankato.