Application Deadlines

Applications must be 100% complete to be considered for Admission.

First-year Students

The application form and all supporting documents must reach the Minnesota State University, Mankato Undergraduate Admissions Office by the following deadline dates:

  • five (5) working days prior to the start of classes
  • Under certain circumstances, the University may institute an earlier priority admission deadline.

Transfer Students

The application form and all supporting documents must reach the Minnesota State University, Mankato Undergraduate Admissions Office by the following deadline dates:

  • five (5) working days prior to the start of classes
  • Under certain circumstances, the University may institute an earlier priority admission deadline.
  • An official credit evaluation will be completed by our Registrar's Office. This evaluation can take 10 business days to complete from the time you are admitted to Minnesota State Mankato.

If you were formerly enrolled at Minnesota State Mankato after you graduated high school or completed a degree here, there is no need to go through the application process again. Please contact the Registration Help Desk at 507-389-2252.

International Students

Undergraduate International Application Deadlines

The application form and all supporting documents must reach the Minnesota State University, Mankato Undergraduate Admissions Office by the following deadline dates:

Students currently not living in the United States and applying from another country:

  • July 1 for the August (Fall) term.
  • November 16 for the January (Spring) term.

Application materials deadline for applicants currently studying on a student visa in the United States and attending a U.S. college, university, high school or language school:

  • August 10 for the August (Fall) term.
  • December 23 for the January (Spring) term.

All application materials must be received or post-marked by these dates.

Applications must be 100% complete to be considered for Admission.

Graduate International Application Deadlines

  • May 1 for the August (Fall) term (unless otherwise noted).
  • October 1 for the January (Spring) term (unless otherwise noted).

Application deadlines may be extended or changed by individual programs at any time, and applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible.

International applicants should apply well before any published deadlines.

Please consult the information posted at grad.mnsu.edu/programs/requirements.html for application deadlines of specific programs.

International applicants must adhere to the deadlines posted at http://grad.mnsu.edu/applying/internationalletter.html.

Graduate Students

  • July 1 for the August (Fall) term (unless otherwise noted).
  • November 1 for the January (Spring) term (unless otherwise noted).

Application deadlines may be extended or changed by individual programs at any time, and applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible.

Applicants applying for a graduate assistantship are encouraged to apply by February 1, although many programs will continue to review assistantship applications until all positions are filled.

Applicants applying for graduate assistantships and international applicants should apply well before any published deadlines.

Please consult the information posted at grad.mnsu.edu/programs/requirements.html for application deadlines of specific programs.

International applicants must adhere to the deadlines posted at http://grad.mnsu.edu/applying/internationalletter.html.