Minnesota State University Mankato is on a 303-acre campus in the small town setting of Mankato, Minnesota, not far from Minneapolis-St. Paul.
There are many activities and organizations for Minnesota State University Mankato students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Minnesota State University Mankato has fraternities and sororities.
Minnesota State University Mankato students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming Events, Welcome Week Activities and Mavericks After Dark.
This table offers information on housing at Minnesota State University Mankato.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||12.2%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||87.8%|
Minnesota State University Mankato offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Minnesota State University Mankato students live off campus. In 2022, 12.2% of undergrads at Minnesota State University Mankato lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 87.8% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Minnesota State University Mankato. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Minnesota State University Mankato offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Minnesota State University Mankato there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Minnesota State University Mankato:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Minnesota State University Mankato is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Minnesota State University Mankato campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Minnesota State University Mankato offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Minnesota State University Mankato has Night Owl security program in residence halls, closed circuit cameras in parking lots.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Minnesota State University Mankato, take Interstate 35, Highway 169, Hwy 14 to Mankato, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport.
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