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.
updated international admissions process
As of June 16, 2022, Minnesota State University has updated admission policies to allow more efficient application processing. Please review the new procedure carefully to receive faster admissions decisions.
Please follow the steps below to determine application and documentation requirements:
Step 1: Determine if you are applying as a First-Year Student or Transfer Student
Determining if you will be applying as a First-Year or Transfer student is important because it will define the documentation needed to complete your application packet.(+) Determine Your Application Type (-) Close Information
|First-Year Students||Transfer Students (without U.S. Credits)||Transfer Students (with U.S. credits)|
Use the following flowchart to help you determine your student type:
Step 2: Complete the E-Application
The e-application must be completed before any further documentation will be accepted.(+) More Information (-) Less Information
Complete the online application to begin the processing of your admission. After submitting the online application, you must submit academic documentation to complete your application packet.
Need help filling out the online application? Follow these instructions
Step 3: Send in your academic documentation
You must submit all required documentation before application processing will commence.(+) More Information (-) Less Information
To learn more about the academic documentation required, please visit our International Admissions Checklist.
Step 4: Pay your $20 application fee
A $20 application fee is required from all undergraduate applicants.(+) More Information (-) Less Information
You can pay the $20 application fee by following these instructions. Before paying the application fee, be sure that you've:
- Submitted your online application and
- Activated your StarID.
Step 5: Review Next Steps
Admission decisions typically take 5-10 business days, so start reviewing the next steps and any additional requirements that are needed.(+) More Information (-) Less Information
After you have been accepted at Minnesota State Mankato, find out how to receive your immigration paperwork and prepare for your education here.