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About Mayville State University

Mayville State University is a public, state school in an rural setting in Mayville, North Dakota. Mayville State University was founded in 1889 and now enrolls around 1,212 students a year, including 1,187 undergrads.

Mayville State University offers housing for up to 0 students.

There are 13 Mayville State University undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Mayville State University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 3.1
In-State Tuition $7,623
Out-of-State $10,756

Mayville State University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

All regular decision applicants should hear back from Mayville State University by January 1.

Early Admission at Mayville State University

Mayville State University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Mayville State University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not competitive to get into Mayville State University. Around 0% of applicants get into Mayville State University each year.

Mayville State University Waitlist

Mayville State University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Mayville State University?

Mayville State University is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Mayville State University, applicants must submit the following items.

Mayville State University Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Transcript of High School Record

Mayville State University Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.1 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Mayville State University.

Does Mayville State University Require the ACT or SAT?

Mayville State University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Does Mayville State University Have Dorms?

Yes! Mayville State University provides on-campus housing for students.

Mayville State University students are active in the school's Student Activities Council, Student Education Association and Health and Physical Education Club.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Mayville State University.

Financial Aid at Mayville State University

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.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Mayville State University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mayville State University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Mayville State University, around 61% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 132 students who started at Mayville State University as first-time freshman, 23 graduate within four years.

Around 45% of students who started at Mayville State University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Mayville State University Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 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.

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

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Where is Mayville State University?

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

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Transfer Applications are Due

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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.

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Mayville State University ACT Scores


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Mayville State University Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Mayville State University is like? There are approximately 1,212 students enrolled at Mayville State University, including 1,187 undergraduate students and 25 graduate students. 50% 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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