Admission requirements

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Completed applications must be submitted, including ALL required material, five (5) working days prior to the start of classes. Under certain circumstances, the University may institute an earlier priority admission deadline.

  • Transfer students who have completed at least 24 semester (36 quarter) college-level,  transferrable credits at an accredited college or university with a 2.0 cumulative grade point average will generally be admited to Minnesota State University, Mankato with advanced standing.
  • Additionally, transfer students who have completed an Associate's Degree at a regionally accredited institution will be admitted. (Must include positive grade trend in most recent coursework.)
  • Transfer students who have fewer than 24 semester (36 quarter) college-level, transferrable credits or who have attended a technical college, must also submit a final high school transcript and ACT test scores at time of application. Eligibility for admission will be based on the high school and collegiate records.