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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Office of Institutional Planning, Research and Assessment

Student Achievement Information

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/instres/student_achievement.html


The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requires that institutions publish student achievement data. Such information might include graduation rates, job placement rates, certification exam scores, and so on, depending on the nature of the institution's academic programs. Below is information on Minnesota State University, Mankato graduation and tranfer-out rates.

What is the undergraduate graduation rate and what is a transfer-out rate?
Federal regulations specify how to calculate the graduation and transfer rates. The rates come from aMinnesota State Mankato students who started at the university in the fall of 2007. This includes all undergraduate first-time students who enrolled full-time that fall and were seeking to earn a degree at the university. The undergraduate graduation rate is the percentage of these students who graduated from Minnesota State Mankato within six years. The undergraduate transfer-out rate is the percentage of these students who did not graduate from Minnesota State Mankato, but instead transferred to another college or university within six years.

What do I need to know about these undergraduate graduation rates?

These rates do not report on all students at Minnesota State Mankato. The 2,345 first-time, full-time students in the study were 18 percent of all undergraduate students enrolled in fall of 2007.
 

Disaggregated Undergraduate Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates

 
Minnesota State University, Mankato

 
Graduation Rate

 
Transfer-out Rate

 
Combined Rate

Total Cohort

49%

36%

85%

 
Race Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native

* * *

Asian

43%

43%

86%

Black or African American

38%

40%

77%

Hispanic of any race

40%

45%

85%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

* * *

Nonresident Alien

63%

20%

83%

Two or more races

30%

45%

74%

Unknown race and ethnicity

32% 39% 71%

White

50%

35%

85%

 
G
ender

Female

52%

37%

78%

Male

46%

34%

80%

 
F
inancial Aid

Pell Grant Recipient

41%

34%

78%

Received Subsidized Stafford Loans, but no Pell

52%

34%

87%

Received neither Pell nor Subsidized Stafford Loans

49%

36%

85%

What is the graduate graduation rate and what is a transfer-out rate?
Federal regulations specify how to calculate the graduation and transfer rates. The rates come from aMinnesota State Mankato students who started at the university in the fall of 2007. This includes all graduate first-time students who enrolled full-time that fall and were seeking to earn a degree at the university. The graduate graduation rate is the percentage of these students who graduated from Minnesota State Mankato at two-year increments. The graduate transfer-out rate is the percentage of these students who did not graduate from Minnesota State Mankato, but instead transferred to another college or university at two-year increments.

What do I need to know about these graduate graduation rates?

These rates do not report on all students at Minnesota State Mankato, only the 233 first-time, full-time degree seeking graduate students in began in the fall of 2007.

Disaggregated Graduate Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates

 
Minnesota State University, Mankato

 
2-Year Graduation Rate

 
2-Year Transfer-out Rate

 
2-Year Combined Rate

Total Cohort

28%

2%

30%

 

4-Year Graduation Rate

4-Year Transfer-out Rate

4-Year Combined Rate

Total Cohort

76%

5%

81%

 

6-Year Graduation Rate

6-Year Transfer-out Rate

6-Year Combined Rate

Total Cohort

82%

5%

87%

 

*Suppressed to protect student privacy