Minnesota State Mankato is a university where you can stand out. You will find comprehensive support services, a wide variety of majors to explore and opportunities to excel in and out of the classroom.

Student Julia Hamann sitting down with a professor having a discussion

My professors, academic advisors, and other faculty mentors have provided a constant source of encouragement in all my pursuits and have pushed me to challenge myself to achieve beyond what I ever thought possible. My fellow students in the Honors program have also been an invaluable source of inspiration for me to strive to be the best I can be. I am constantly in awe of all the amazing things these students are doing.

Julia Hamann, Student

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Degree Programs and Certificates

At Minnesota State Mankato, you will find comprehensive academic advising, support services, a wide variety of degree programs and certificates to explore and opportunities to excel in and out of the classroom.

Graduate Studies

As one of the largest providers of graduate education in the state, Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Graduate Studies and Research offers innovative, nationally recognized programs at an exceptional value to students.


Minnesota State Mankato faculty are scholars on the leading edge of knowledge in their fields. They work together with students in applying their knowledge to solve real-world problems. Faculty and students conduct research in state–of–the–art facilities, including a number of research centers.

Academic Support

Minnesota State Mankato is a university where highly motivated students like you will stand out. You will find comprehensive support services, a wide variety of majors to explore and opportunities to excel in the classroom and on campus.

Online and Off-Campus Programs

These programs fit the needs of working professionals and busy adults who want to advance their careers, complete a degree or build new skill sets. The hands-on learning you will receive can be applied to the workplace immediately.

Global Education

Collectively these areas are responsible for planning, coordinating, and delivering the principal aspects of the University’s international education efforts and global endeavors.

Course Planning and Registration

Minnesota State University, Mankato provides students with a variety of course planning resources, including academic advising, online tools and resources, and an entirely online class registration process.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides specific information about academic program requirements and policies for each area of study. The catalog year corresponds with the year the student begins their program and details the curriculum and degree requirements that a student must fulfill in order to graduate.


Minnesota State University, Mankato's Colleges and Schools encompass more than 130 undergraduate programs of study, including 13 pre-professional programs, and more than 85 graduate programs, including master's, specialist and doctoral programs.

Accreditation and Compliance

As part of its federal recognition, Minnesota State University, Mankato is required to comply with specific federal regulations. In addition, compliance with these requirements is necessary to ensure that accredited institutions are eligible for federal financial aid.