Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Overview

Address720 Fourth Ave. South
School Websitewww.stcloudstate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Saint Cloud State University is a small public, 4-year college based in Saint Cloud, Minnesota that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,415 students applied to Saint Cloud State University. Of those students, 4,668 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Saint Cloud State University was $7,094, in addition to fees of $1,171. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Saint Cloud State University.

Saint Cloud State University has a 43% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Saint Cloud State University acceptance rate is 86%. To put this into perspective, 4,668 of the 5,415 students who applied to Saint Cloud State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Saint Cloud State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Saint Cloud State University had an SAT score between the range of 960 and 1,235. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Saint Cloud State University was between 18 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Saint Cloud State University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Saint Cloud State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,094. Combined with fees of $1,171, room and board costs of $8,826, other expenses of $2,700 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $20,991.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $16,499 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Saint Cloud State University to $29,225 for out-of-state students.

Students at Saint Cloud State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Saint Cloud State University was $4,617 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 41%.

Saint Cloud State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio20:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Saint Cloud State University.

Saint Cloud State University has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Minnesota residents; in fact, 82% of all students reside in Minnesota. However, 13% of students come from out-of-state and 5% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Saint Cloud State University is 20:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Saint Cloud State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 39% students enroll at Saint Cloud State University part-time; the other 8,512 students enrolled full-time.

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