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Saint Cloud State University

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Rating

Public

Type

16,326

Students

$15,686

Tuition

90%

Acceptance

#1509

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Saint Cloud, MN

720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-4498

Saint Cloud State University is a large public institution located in Saint Cloud, MN ranked 33rd in Minnesota. It has a total of 13,967 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 90.04% of applicants. Saint Cloud State University offers 208 different majors and is best known for its Biology Teacher Education, Spanish Language Teacher Education, and Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling programs (nationally ranked 7th, 13th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,394 for students from Minnesota and $15,686 for those from out-of-state, Saint Cloud State University is moderately priced. 44.41% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, entering the workforce. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring in roughly $44,200 per year, which is 6% over the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$16,948
Above Average

Saint Cloud State University

$16,948

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$29,648

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$23,846

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

90%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Saint Cloud State University

90%

National

69%
Sat

934 - 1194

4% of students submit

Admissions Yield

27%

ACT

18 - 25

91% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$20

Students

13,967Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

97%

Part-Time

3%
Male

46%

In-state

83%

Female

54%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

12%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
6% Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance6% Business Administration and Management, General6% Finance, General82% Others

6% Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

6% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Finance, General

82% Others

Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

6%

158 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

158 Graduates

Finance, General

6%

148 Graduates

Social Work

5%

128 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

5%

124 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4%

92 Graduates

Community Psychology

3%

87 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

3%

79 Graduates

Academics

C+
Professors
StudentsProfessors20:120:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

20

Number of Library Books

554,201

Academic Spend per Student

$8,135

Full-time Retention Rate

69%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$36,200/Year

Saint Cloud State University

$36,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$36,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$44,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

44%