Minnesota State University

public university Estd 1868
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Minnesota State University

Minnesota State University was established as Mankato Normal School in 1868. Initially, the school started with 27 students. In 1921, it became Mankato State Teachers College. The institution was renamed as Mankato State College in 1957 and again to Mankato State University in 1975. It was given its existing name in 1998. Currently, the university holds the accreditation of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and many of its programs are approved by various relevant accrediting agencies.

Situated in Mankato, Minnesota, the university campus is sprawled across 303 acres and consists of numerous buildings. These buildings include several academic buildings, a huge library, research stations, a music library, a recreation center, two astronomy observatories, a student center, an athletics complex, and an administration center. The campus houses excellent residential facilities with spacious dorms that come with a capacity to accommodate over 2,900 people. It also features athletic fields stretched across 50 acres including Blakeslee Stadium for playing football. Edina campus, located in Edina, Minnesota, is one of the university’s satellite campuses. It offers a range of academic programs, from professional certifications to undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Minnesota State University’s six academic colleges offer over 130 undergraduate programs, including 13 pre-professional programs, and over 90 graduate programs, featuring master’s, doctoral and specialist programs. It houses over 14,000 students including over 1,300 international students from 97 countries across the globe. The university also has around 1,600 staff and faculty members including over 700 teaching faculty members. All the teachers are well-qualified out of which 90% hold terminal degrees. The university provides students with global learning opportunities through international collaborations with businesses, universities, and organizations like Allina Hospitals and Clinics, IBM, and Southern Research and Outreach Centre (SROC). It also offers several career services to assist students in securing their dream job.

The university has over 120,000 alumni around the world including many distinguished names. David Backes is a popular ice hockey player and plays in National Hockey League as the Boston Bruins’ alternate captain. Adrian Battles is a professional football player. Lou Bellamy is a stage director, producer, actor, educator, and entrepreneur who founded Penumbra Theatre Company. Jerilyn Britz is a professional golfer and the winner of the 1979 U.S. Women’s Open. LaMark Brown is a professional football player who has played for teams like Buffalo Bills, Atlantic City Blackjacks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Minnesota Vikings, and Utah Blaze. Barbara Fister is an author, librarian, and blogger known for ‘Through the Cracks’. Becca Kufrin is a famous TV personality and the winner of The Bachelor’s 22nd season. The university has several other notable alumni.

Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 9.8 Lakh

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Master of Science in Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 6.7 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13 Lakh

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Bachelor in Automotive Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13 Lakh

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BS Accounting
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13 Lakh

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Master of Accounting
  • Duration - 12 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : Accepted, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 9.8 Lakh

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BS Marketing
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13 Lakh

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BS in PRE-CHIROPRACTIC
  • Duration - 3 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 8.4 Lakh

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BS Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13 Lakh

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BS Biology
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 5.5
  • Fees - INR 11.2 Lakh

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BS Finance
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13 Lakh

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Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 13 Lakh

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BA in Communication Studies
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 5.5, TOEFL : 61
  • Fees - INR 11.2 Lakh

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BS Chemistry
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Exams Accepted - SAT : Accepted, IELTS : 5.5
  • Fees - INR 11.2 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 1 CourseGRE - Accepted
IELTS - Accepted
TOEFL - 61 & Above
MBA - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
BE/Btech - 5 CoursesIELTS - 5.5 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
BBA - 3 CoursesIELTS - 5.5 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
MIM - 1 CourseIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
GMAT - Accepted
BSc - 2 CoursesSAT - Accepted
IELTS - 5.5 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
Other Courses - 2 CoursesIELTS - 5.5 & Above
TOEFL - 61 & Above
SAT - Accepted

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Not required
LOR - Needed for all courses
Essays - Not required
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 40
Type of deadlineRegular
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 2ⁿᵈ May 2021
Spring - 1ˢᵗ Oct 2021

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 1 Course18 - 24 MonthsINR 6.7L
USD 9,112
MBA - 1 Course24 MonthsINR 9.8L
USD 13,442
BE/Btech - 5 Courses4 YearsINR 13L
USD 17,724
BBA - 3 Courses4 YearsINR 13L
USD 17,724
MIM - 1 Course1 YearINR 9.8L
USD 13,442
BSc - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 11.2L
USD 15,230
Other Courses - 2 Courses3 - 4 YearsINR 8.4L - 11.2L
USD 11,514 - 15,230

Placement

3M

Cummins

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