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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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  • Sesquicentennial bus

    City bus wrapped to celebrate 150th

  • Old Main

    Old Main, 1960

  • Aerial view of campus early 1970s

    Aerial view of Upper Campus, early 1970s

  • Minnesota State Mankato Ellis Ave. Entrance

    Welcome to Minnesota State Mankato!

Minnesota State Mankato Sesquicentennial Celebration

Minnesota State Mankato is celebrating its 150th anniversary starting in 2017.

The 18-month celebration of the institution’s 150th birthday will culminate on Oct. 7, 2018, a date that marks the 150-year anniversary of the day that the first actual classes were held.

Events To Celebrate 150 Years

Plans are underway to celebrate with more than 150 campus and community events. We hope you will join us as we celebrate the University's sesquicentennial.