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Fall 2020 Student Profile - Quick Facts

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Enrollment Details
Enrollment Details Men Women Total
Total Headcount 1,086 1,834 2,920
FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) 838 1,435 2,273
Full-Time UGRD Students 697 1,139 1,836
Part-Time UGRD Students 311 509 820
Full-Time GRAD Students 29 83 112
Part-Time GRAD Students 49 103 152
Fall Enrollment Headcount
Fall Enrollment Headcount
Fall 2015 3,348
Fall 2016 3,412
Fall 2017 3,216
Fall 2018 3,189
Fall 2019 3,121
Fall 2020 2,920
Academic Level
Academic Level
Freshmen 840
Sophomore 543
Junior 503
Senior 770
Graduate 264
Total 2,920
Enrollment by Age
Enrollment by Age
Under 18 146
18-24 1,970
25-29 334
30-39 303
40-49 122
50-64 42
65+ 3
Total 2,920
   
Enrollment by Ethnicity
Enrollment by Ethnicity
2 or more 157
American Indian 62
Asian 81
Black 159
Hawaiian 12
Hispanic 236
NS 33
White 2,180
Total 2,920
Online ONLY Headcount
Online ONLY Headcount UGRD GRAD
Degree Seeking 406 167
Non-Degree Seeking 124  
Enrollment by Top 5 States
Enrollment by Top 5 States
North Dakota: 1,890 California: 108 Montana: 98
Minnesota: 97 Arizona: 41  
Gender Distribution of New First Year Freshmen
Gender Distribution of All Students
Male 1,086
Female 1,834

NEW FRESHMEN ENROLLMENT

Average HS GPA, ACT, and Credits Enrolled
Average HS GPA  3.42
Average Comp ACT  21
Average Number of Credits Enrolled  14
Gender Distribution of New First Year Freshmen
Gender Distribution of New First Year Freshmen
Male 167
Female 229
Top 5 Majors of New Enrolled Freshmen
Top 5 Majors of New Enrolled Freshmen
General Studies 51
Nursing 47
Biology 42
Elementary Education 24
Criminal Justice 22
Top 5 States for New Enrolled Freshmen
Top 5 States for New Enrolled Freshmen
North Dakota 235
Montana 25
California 20
Colorado 16
Arizona 11

RETENTION AND GRADUATION RATES

Retention Rates
Retention Rates
Fall 2015 70%
Fall 2016 69%
Fall 2017 70%
Fall 2018 72%
Fall 2019 71%
(% Full-time, first-time, fall to fall retention)
Graduation Rates
Graduation Rates
Fall 2010 43%
Fall 2011 37%
Fall 2012 46%
Fall 2013 45%
Fall 2014 54%
(% Full-Time, first-time, graduating within 6 years)
Student Athletic Graduation Rates
Student Athletic Graduation Rates
Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2009
49% 42% 58% 58% 56%
(% of Full-time, first-time, graduating within 6 years)

ACADEMIC DEGREES CONFERRED Degrees Conferred by Type
(Summer '18, Fall '18, and Spring '19)

Degrees Conferred - Undergrad
Total UGRD Graduates 549
Associate of Science (AS) 2
Bachelors of Art (BA) 65
Bachelors of Applied Science (BAS) 3
Bachelors of General Studies (BGS) 26
Bachelors of Science (BS) 251
Bachelors of Science Education (BSE) 85
Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) 56
Bachelors of Social Work 60
Bachelors of Fine Arts 1
Degrees Conferred - Graduate and Certificates
Total GRAD Graduates 113
Psychology (EDS) 4
Masters in Mathematics Education (MAT) 1
Education (MEDUCAT) 17
Masters of Science (MS) 90
Masters of Music (MME) 1
   
Certificates
(UGRD + GRAD)
14
 

Accolades

  • As reported by PrepScholar, Minot State University is the most affordable university in the U.S. for out-of-state students. [ source ]
  • As reported by GreatValuesCollege.org, Minot State University has been recognized as one of the Most Affordable Online Graduate Degree Programs for 2019. [ source ]
  • Our Master of Science in Communication Disorders was recognized as one of the top accredited master’s degree programs in the U.S. for 2018. Graduates from Minot State's CD program are highly sought after because of our exceptional and valued program. [ source ]
  • Minot State is #17 for Top Online accredited Master's in Special Education program. Graduates from Minot State's programs are highly sought after because of their valued degree. [ source ]
  • SR Education Group named Minot State University in their 2018 Top and Most Affordable Online Colleges rankings for our graduate management degree and undergraduate marketing degree. [ source ]
  • Minot State University was recently named to our ranking of the Top 16 Online Master’s Degrees in Information Systems. Online master’s degrees in information systems combine the advanced study of two major fields: business and technology. [ source ]