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St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, MN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate94%

About St Cloud State University

St. Cloud State University is a public, state university in the suburb of St. Cloud, Minnesota. St Cloud State University was founded in 1869. The university enrolls around 10,401 students per year, including 8,581 undergrads.

St Cloud State University Acceptance Rate

In 2022, St Cloud State University accepted 94% of applicants. In 2022, 3,988 out of 4,228 total applicants were accepted.

St. Cloud State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 94%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%

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St. Cloud State University is located in the town of St. Cloud, Minnesota, near Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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College Info

720 4th Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301

Campus Setting: Suburban

St Cloud State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St Cloud State University is Aug 15.

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

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

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St Cloud State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at St Cloud State University is like? There are approximately 10,401 students enrolled at St Cloud State University, including 8,581 undergraduate students and 1,820 graduate students. 58% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from MN and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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