500 University Avenue W Minot, ND 58707 701-858-3000
http://www.minotstateu.edu/ askmsu@minotstateu.edu
About Minot State University
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state N/A
  • Year of Foundation 1913
  • Size of Campus 102 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,547
  • Enrollment No. 3,432
  • App. Deadlines Rolling
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,492 in-state, 10,818 out-of-state
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $35
Located in north central North Dakota, Minot State University is a place where east meets west. Nestled on the northern edge of the Mouse River Valley, the campus stands at the heart of the "Magic City." The city of Minot-nicknamed the "Magic City" for its phenomenal growth during the early 1900s -is a regional center for commerce, culture, healthcare, agribusiness and industry. Minot is home to Minot Air Force Base and is a key service provider in the burgeoning Bakken oil play that's made North Dakota's economy one of the strongest in the United States.Vision 2013 is the map that navigates the success of MSU. Offering more than 60 undergraduate majors and several graduate degrees, we've positioned ourselves to meet growth in fields such as criminal justice, education, management, nursing, social work, the sciences, energy economics and finance and management information systems. Graduates from our master's program in speech-language pathology are highly sought after.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Honors Program, Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Fraternity), National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Student Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Lutheran Student Movement, Pacesetters, United Campus Ministries
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Affairs Society, Black Student Union, Asian Student Association, Native American Cultural Awareness Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Social Issues - HIV, Sexually transmitted disease, Pow Wow, Homecoming, Movie Night, Comedians, Welcome Week
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Distance to nearest train Minot, North Dakota (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Minot, North Dakota (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Minot, North Dakota (1), Bismarck, North Dakota (107)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 26%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 17%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 59%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 15%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 428,407
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Northwest Art Center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions 668
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 800
  • Number Of Microforms 718,024
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 2
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 15,185
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 15
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 4,192
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Audiovisual and recordings collection; North Dakota materials; A children's literature section; Western Americana Collection; Rocky Moutains Plains Collection
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 6%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 65%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No