St. Cloud State University requires at least 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
St Cloud State University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, St Cloud State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 45% of students who start college at St Cloud State University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
St Cloud State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: St Cloud State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
St Cloud State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Reminder: Check with St Cloud State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, St Cloud State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at St Cloud State University.
Student Designed Majors
St Cloud State University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
St Cloud State University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at St Cloud State University
St Cloud State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ St Cloud State University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ St Cloud State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ St Cloud State University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ St Cloud State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
🟨 St Cloud State University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the James W. Miller Learning Resources Center and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
St Cloud State University offers these dual degree programs:
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does St Cloud State University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
St Cloud State University has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at St Cloud State University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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