Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

The following Graduate Assistantship (GA) Opportunities are available at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

To Apply

Students/Prospective Students:

  • Email the listed contact with the requested application materials detailed in each posting.
  • View the links below for full descriptions and more information.

To Post

Staff/Faculty:

If you have questions about graduate assistantships at Minnesota State University, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 507-389-2321. For any amendments to current postings, contact cdc@mnsu.edu.


About Graduate Assistantships

  • Almost 25% of our graduate students receive a graduate assistantship.
  • A full graduate assistantship typically pays a stipend of at least $10,000 for the academic year.
  • A full graduate assistantship carries a waiver of up to nine graduate credits per semester.
  • Graduate Assistants must enroll in a minimum of six credits per semester.
  • Graduate Assistants with a summer appointment must enroll for at least one graduate credit.
  • Graduate Assistantships funded by non-State appropriated funds include a stipend and tuition waiver that adhere to policy, with all associated costs paid by the funding source.
  • Veterans should note that accepting a graduate assistantship offer may have an impact on Post 9-11 (Chapter 33) educational benefits. Individuals with questions about this should contact the Veterans Affairs Certification Officer.