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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Academic Requirements

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Student in LibraryThe University requires two criteria to demonstrate good academic standing.

  • You must achieve a 2.0 cumulative MSU GPA;
  • You must achieve a 67% completion rate. To calculate completion rate, divide the number of credits you've earned by your overall credits attempted.

If you do not meet BOTH criteria you will be placed on academic warning. You have one semester after being placed on warning to improve your  academic record, or you will be suspended from the University.

If you who do NOT achieve good standing after their warning semester, you WILL be allowed to continue on academic probation if you achieve BOTH criteria below while on warning:

  • a 2.5 semester GPA;
  • a 75% semester completion rate.

If you receive financial aid, please know that academic probation CAN affect your ability to get financial aid. For more information, please go to the site below:

Also, if you are on academic warning or probation you are required to initiate University processes. See the website below for more information about steps you need to take: