Minnesota State Mankato to Waive New Undergraduate Application Fees During October as part of 2023 Minnesota State Month

October 05, 2023 | News Story

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato is participating in Minnesota State Month, and, as part of this statewide effort, will waive its $20 application fee for new undergraduate students who apply for admission during the month of October.

During October, new undergraduate students are encouraged to:

  • Learn more information about admission to Minnesota State Mankato online here as well as Minnesota State Mankato’s degree and certificate programs.
  • Schedule a campus visit and tour.
  • Apply for admission to Minnesota State Mankato at no charge any time during October. By using Minnesota State’s online application form, a prospective student can apply to one or several Minnesota State colleges and universities at one time.

Students enrolling at Minnesota State colleges and universities can take advantage of significant savings on tuition and fees. Undergraduate tuition at the colleges and universities of Minnesota State has been frozen at 2022 levels until spring 2025. In the fall of 2024, students from families with annual incomes of less than $80,000 may qualify for the North Star Promise Scholarship, a program that provides free tuition for eligible students.

Specific information on admission to Minnesota State Mankato is available here. Prospective students with questions may contact the Office of Admissions by phone at 507-389-1822 or by email at admissions@mnsu.edu.

Media with questions about Minnesota State Mankato admissions may contact Brian Jones, director of admissions, by email at brian.jones@mnsu.edu or by phone at 507-389-2422.

Minnesota State Mankato is joining all 26 colleges and seven universities throughout the Minnesota State system that are participating in Minnesota State Month.

“The colleges and universities of Minnesota State are always the most affordable, most accessible higher education options in Minnesota,” said Scott Olson, chancellor of Minnesota State. “But these programs, made possible by investments in the state’s future workforce by the legislature and Governor Walz, offer students the opportunity for an extraordinary education while avoiding or limiting student debt.”

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,635 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 26 colleges and seven universities.

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