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Admissions Scholarships

All scholarships for new incoming students are test-optional. New first-year and transfer students may be eligible for scholarships from Minnesota State University, Mankato! Prospective students may view additional scholarship opportunities at Minnesota State Mankato by submitting a General Application through Minnesota State Mankato's Scholarship Finder tool.

Questions? Contact Admissions by email at admissions@mnsu.edu or by calling 507-389-1822.

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Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator tool estimates how much financial aid you may qualify for to calculate your "net price." Net price is the total cost of attendance at Minnesota State Mankato after subtracting your estimated financial aid. 

Net Price Calculator

Scholarship Finder

If you are a prospective or current undergraduate student. Scholars are available to assist you in meeting the cost of attendance at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Contact Us

Office of Admissions
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center
Mankato, MN 56001

Undergraduate admissions:

High School Student Scholarships

Minnesota State University, Mankato is proud to offer merit and need-based scholarships to new first-year students. Criteria for these competitive scholarships vary based on high school GPA, challenging coursework, extracurricular activities, leadership, and other factors.

Transfer Student Scholarships

To be considered you must be attending a two-year community college, have a minimum cumulative transfer GPA of 3.0, complete an associate's degree or the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum prior to fall semester and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.

International Student Scholarships

Minnesota State Mankato values the cultural contribution of international students to our campus and communities. All new undergraduate students are automatically awarded the International Maverick Scholarship, which allows them a tuition savings of more than $5,000 per academic year.

Graduate Financial Resources

Students currently enrolled in a graduate program at Minnesota State University, Mankato should visit the Financial Resources page on the Graduate Studies website for information about internal funding opportunities, such as graduate assistantships.