13,236
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,989
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
85
85%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

St. Cloud State University is a Comprehensive institution located in St. Cloud, MN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 720 4th Avenue South, AS 115
St. Cloud, MN  56301-4498
United States
Contact Ms. Amber Schultz
Assistant Vice President for Admissions, Marketing, and Recruitment
Email: scsu4u@stcloudstate.edu
Phone: 320-308-3870
Fax: 320-308-2243

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Latin American Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Earth Science Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
Technology/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Technology Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Surveying Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Hydrology And Water Resources Science Checkmark
Meteorology Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Community Psychology Checkmark
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,986
Applied
5,946
Accepted
13,236
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

3,894
Females Applied
3,380
Females Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,092
Males Applied
2,566
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.23
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,094
In-state
15,328
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,166
Full-time student fees
8,900
Room & board
5,526
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,989
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,652
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,641
Avg. Loan Aid
3,001
Avg. Grant Aid
6,220
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
24%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,236
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.18%
Black or African American 5.97%
White or Caucasian 72.74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.26%
Asian 5.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 3.08%
Other 1.87%

Gender

Male (46.86%)
Female (53.14%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Huskies First Four Weeks, Mainstreet and Atwood After Dark

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Nepalese Student Association, Residence Hall Association, International Student Association, College Panhellenic Council and KVSC - Campus Radio Station

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

744
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 501
Part-time - 243
Male - 394
Female - 350