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Fall 2021 Student Profile - Quick Facts

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Enrollment Details
Enrollment Details Men Women Total
Total Headcount 1,006 1,830 2,836
FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) 808 1,434 2,242
Full-Time UGRD Students 701 1,139 1,840
Part-Time UGRD Students 236 500 736
Full-Time GRAD Students 13 57 70
Part-Time GRAD Students 56 134 190
Fall Enrollment Headcount
Fall Enrollment Headcount
Fall 2016 3,412
Fall 2017 3,216
Fall 2018 3,189
Fall 2019 3,121
Fall 2020 2,920
Fall 2021 2,836
Academic Level
Academic Level
Freshmen 797
Sophomore 535
Junior 463
Senior 781
Graduate 260
Total 2,836
Enrollment by Age
Enrollment by Age
Under 18 151
18-24 1,920
25-29 310
30-39 275
40-49 137
50-64 41
65+ 2
Total 2,836
   
Enrollment by Ethnicity
Enrollment by Ethnicity
2 or more 167
American Indian 54
Asian 76
Black 140
Hawaiian 10
Hispanic 245
NS 24
White 2,120
Total 2,836
Online ONLY Headcount
Online ONLY Headcount UGRD GRAD
Degree Seeking 364 139
Non-Degree Seeking 61  
Enrollment by Top 5 States
Enrollment by Top 5 States
North Dakota: 1,948 California: 82 Montana: 77
Arizona: 52 Colorado: 39  
Gender Distribution of New First Year Freshmen
Gender Distribution of All Students
Male 1,006
Female 1,830

NEW FRESHMEN ENROLLMENT

Average HS GPA, ACT, and Credits Enrolled
Average HS GPA  3.42
Average Comp ACT  20.5
Average Number of Credits Enrolled  14
Gender Distribution of New First Year Freshmen
Gender Distribution of New First Year Freshmen
Male 164
Female 210
Top 5 Majors of New Enrolled Freshmen
Top 5 Majors of New Enrolled Freshmen
General Studies 46
Nursing 38
Biology 25
Management 24
Exercise Sci. & Rehab. 23
Top 5 States for New Enrolled Freshmen
Top 5 States for New Enrolled Freshmen
North Dakota 252
Arizona 14
California 14
Montana 12
Washington 6

RETENTION AND GRADUATION RATES

Retention Rates
Retention Rates
Fall 2016 69%
Fall 2017 70%
Fall 2018 72%
Fall 2019 71%
Fall 2020 73%
(% Full-time, first-time, fall to fall retention)
Graduation Rates
Graduation Rates
Fall 2011 37%
Fall 2012 46%
Fall 2013 45%
Fall 2014 54%
Fall 2015 46%
(% Full-Time, first-time, graduating within 6 years)
Student Athletic Graduation Rates
Student Athletic Graduation Rates
Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015
42% 58% 58% 56% 56%
(% of Full-time, first-time, graduating within 6 years)

ACADEMIC DEGREES CONFERRED Degrees Conferred by Type
(Summer '20, Fall '20, and Spring '21)

Degrees Conferred - Undergrad
Total UGRD Graduates 561
Associate of Science (AS) 0
Bachelors of Art (BA) 51
Bachelors of Applied Science (BAS) 6
Bachelors of General Studies (BGS) 21
Bachelors of Science (BS) 270
Bachelors of Science Education (BSE) 75
Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) 58
Bachelors of Social Work 78
Bachelors of Fine Arts 2
Degrees Conferred - Graduate and Certificates
Total GRAD Graduates 113
Psychology (EDS) 1
Masters in Mathematics Education (MAT) 0
Education (MEDUCAT) 23
Masters of Science (MS) 89
Masters of Music (MME) 0
   
Certificates
(UGRD + GRAD)
25
 

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 ]