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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Fast Facts

From its founding in 1868 as Mankato Normal School, serving 27 students, this has been an institution where big ideas meet real-world thinking.

Find out more about the history, people, and programs that make Minnesota State University, Mankato great.


A Great Place to Work

Minnesota State Mankato strives to provide a welcoming, supportive and innovative environment for a diverse community of faculty to pursue big ideas through teaching, creative and scholarly activities, service, and leadership.

You can take your big ideas as a teacher and scholar, apply them to real-world needs and advance your career at Minnesota State Mankato. Does that sound like a place where you want to be?

Campus Diversity

We have a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and an institutional commitment to welcoming underrepresented populations. Learn more about Diversity at Minnesota State Mankato.

Mankato Community

The Greater Mankato community, consisting of Mankato and North Mankato, is located in the scenic Minnesota River valley approximately 80 miles southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul.