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.


If you are interested in learning more about the Honors Program during your campus visit, please email honors@mnsu.edu or call (507) 389-5191 to schedule an appointment with an honors advisor.

Honors Program

Faculty or Advisor Meeting

Meetings with a faculty member or advisor from your program or major of interest are scheduled individually and not through Admissions. To schedule a meeting with the department and admissions on the same day, please contact the academic department prior to scheduling your campus visit.

Academic Programs

Graduate students

The campus tour originates from the Office of Admissions and is designed primarily for prospective undergraduate students. While potential graduate applicants are welcome to take part in the tour, they may also wish to schedule time to meet with the graduate coordinator of their desired program.

Graduate Studies

High School Student Visits

Schedule a visit and experience Minnesota State University, Mankato. Visiting campus is the most important step in your college search. Weekday visits are a great way to experience what being a student here is really like.

About Mankato

The greater Mankato region is located in the scenic Minnesota River valley approximately 80 miles southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul. The combined population is more than 98,000.

Maps and Directions

Please park in the designated Admissions Visitor Parking Stalls (Lot 9) come into the Admissions office to obtain a parking permit. Please place the parking permit on the dashboard of your vehicle.

Hotel Accommodations

A list of hotel accommodations near Minnesota State University, Mankato. Be sure to ask about Minnesota State Mankato visitor rates!