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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/honors/
  • Okhumhekho Kassim presenting at the Undergraduate Research Symposium

    Okhumhekho Kassim presenting at the Undergraduate Research Symposium

  • Honors students at the ropes course

    Honors students at the ropes course

  • Mikyla Denney studying abroad in Ecuador

    Mikyla Denney studying abroad in Ecuador

  • International Honors Students sharing their perspectives

    International Honors Students sharing their perspectives

  • Honors student Braden Hanafee-Major with author Julie Otsuka

    Honors student Braden Hanafee-Major with author Julie Otsuka

Honors Program

Minnesota State Mankato’s Honors Program challenges motivated students to take their college experience further than they thought possible. They will develop the ability to solve problems, the skills to tackle tough jobs and the courage to engage in difficult discussions. They will cultivate the desire to seek new knowledge and to explore new places. They will become widely recognized, renowned, prominent, distinguished leaders, researchers and global citizens who are able to bring about change in the world, no matter what their chosen discipline may be.

Developing Leaders, Researchers & Global Citizens

The program includes classes designed specifically for honors students as well as a variety of co-curricular activities to enrich those classroom experiences. Students will have the opportunity to work with mentors, to take part in the University’s Undergraduate Research Conference and to be involved in a number of other events, seminars and activities on and off campus.

Because they will have the opportunity to push themselves to do more here at Minnesota State Mankato, they will be ready to push for success in the real world as well.

Our Mission

The mission of the Honors Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato is to create future leaders, researchers and global citizens by providing high ability and motivated students with exceptional learning opportunities, mentoring relationships, and a community of scholars that foster their development as future leaders in a global society.

Honors Students

Honors students demonstrate key competencies and show their best work through their portfolios. Portfolios allow students to chart their progress, reflect upon their learning, and show off their best work to prospective graduate schools and employers.

Apply to Honors Program

Ready to achieve your maximum potential as a member of the Honors program? Submit your application today!