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Mayville State University

Mayville, ND 4-Year Public
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About Mayville State University

Mayville State University Overview

Mayville State University is a public, state school in a rural setting in Mayville, North Dakota. Mayville State University was founded in 1889 and enrolls 1,145 undergrads and no graduate students. Mayville State University ensures on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by January 1.

Student Activities at Mayville State University

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Mayville State University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Mayville State University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Mayville State University does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Mayville State University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Mayville State University on the Student Life page.

2022 Mayville State University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
In-State Tuition $7,623
Out-of-State $10,756
Percent of Need Met 72%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,696

Is Mayville State University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Mayville State University offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mayville State University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 61% of students who start at Mayville State University return for their second year of college. 34% of Mayville State University undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Mayville State University Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Mayville State University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Mayville State University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Mayville State University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Mayville State University meets 72% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Mayville State University full-time are awarded $12,696 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $31,839 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Mayville State University.

Based on this information, is Mayville State University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Mayville State University a good school for you?

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Where is Mayville State University Located?

Mayville State University is located in the rural setting of Mayville, North Dakota.

If you want to see Mayville State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 29 to Mayville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Grand Forks International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mayville State University and Mayville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

330 3rd Street, NE Mayville, ND 58257-1299

Campus Setting: Rural

Mayville State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mayville State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mayville State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Mayville State University ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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23 and Above


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Mayville State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

440 - 570


Reading SAT Range

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Mayville State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mayville State University is like? There are approximately 1,145 students enrolled at Mayville State University. 52% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from ND and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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