Please note: If you are planning to come to Mankato via Highway 169, there will be a section of the highway closed between St. Peter and Mankato, beginning April 18 through October. The detour route can be found here. Please allow an additional 15-20 minutes of extra time, if you use the detour route. If you are coming from the Twin Cities metro area, an alternative route to Mankato is via I-35 south to Highway 60 west in Faribault. Take Highway 60 west to Highway 14 west to get to Mankato.
Minnesota State Mankato has always been a place where big ideas meet real-world thinking. We offer a college experience that will challenge you academically and prepare you for success in the world.
Experience it all firsthand by visiting our campus—there really is no substitute for getting to know us in person.
Join us for a weekday campus visit
We'll show you our beautiful campus, introduce you to the friendly people here, and give you a glimpse of the more than 130 majors you can pursue.
Mankato is a progressive and student-friendly community that consistently ranks as one of the most livable communities in the country.
Open House Events
Our Open House events are a great way to experience campus and learn more about our outstanding academic programs.
Transfer Student Visits
If you've already attended college elsewhere or enrolled in the military after graduating from high school, we can tailor a campus visit experience for you!
Can't wait until your campus visit to see what we have to offer? Experience our campus from the comfort of your home with our online virtual tour.