Application FAQ

How to apply as a first-year student:

  1. Complete the application for admission at www.askmsu.com/apply
  2. Pay the $35 non-refundable application fee
  3. Send your high school transcript directly to Enrollment Services
  4. Recommended: Send ACT/SAT test results to Minot State (required after Fall 2022)

How to apply as a transfer student:

  1. Complete the application for admission at www.askmsu.com/apply
  2. Pay the $35 non-refundable application fee
  3. Submit official academic records from your previous institutions to:
       Minot State University
       Admissions Office
       500 University Ave W
       Minot, ND 58707

Scholarship Application priority deadline for the 2020-2021 Academic Year: February 15th, 2021 (you may apply after this date for funds that may still be available).

Automatic 4-Year Award deadline for the 2021-2022 Academic Year: Acceptance by July 1, 2021

FAFSA Priority deadline for the 2021-2022 Academic Year: April 15th, 2021

International Student Application Deadlines:

  • Fall semester (August start):
    • Students who are currently living outside of the United States: Submit your application and all supporting documents by June 15.
    • Students who are currently living within the United States: Submit your application and all supporting documents by July 15.
  • Spring semester (January start):
    • Students who are currently living outside of the United States: Submit your application and all supporting documents by October 15.
    • Students who are currently living within the United States: Submit your application and all supporting documents by November 15.

When completing your application, ensure you pay close attention to the format requested on each question. For example, dates must be entered in a mm/dd/yyyy format.

When searching for locations it is best to only enter the name of the city and then select search. This will provide you the best odds of finding your former school quickly.

Selecting a Pre-Professional Program on the Minot State application:

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Choose Biology for:

  • Pre-Chiropractic
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Dental Hygiene
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Mortuary Science
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Physician Assistant
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Wildlife Studies

Choose Chemistry for:

  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Choose History for:

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Seminary
1. Complete and Submit the Minot State Undergrad Online Application to the Post-Baccalaureate Program with $35 (US) application fee. Applications can be submitted prior to submitting all supporting documents.
  • Type of Application: Undergraduate Transfer
  • Major/Program: Communication Disorders
  • Answer ‘Yes’ to Supplemental Question: Are you applying to the Post-Baccalaureate Communication Disorders Program?

2. All support documentation must be submitted for consideration.

  • All non-academic documents can be:
    • Emailed to ADMISSIONS@MinotStateU.edu;
    • Faxed to 701/858-3888; or
    • Mailed to: Minot State University, Enrollment Services, 500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707.
  • Original Official Transcripts
    • Submit official transcripts from all universities attended and currently attending.
      • In-progress and final transcripts must be submitted*.
      • Candidates must have a 3.0 GPA at the undergraduate level to apply.

*Your transcripts may need to be evaluated by World Education Services (WES), Education Credential Evaluators (ECE), or American Education Research Corporation (AERC).

  • Three Recommendations
    • The online application will direct you to electronically submit three names of persons who will complete your online recommendation forms.
      • Choose persons who can attest to your ability to complete the intensive one-year Post-Baccalaureate Program and potential success at the graduate level.
    • Autobiography
      • Submit an autobiography (1-2 pages) to describe your current status and reasons why you want to pursue a career in Speech-Language Pathology.
    • Provide proof of two doses of immunization for measles, mumps, and rubella AFTER acceptance.
    • International and Canadian Applicants only:
      • International and Canadian Applicants need to submit the I-20 form and supporting financial documents for an undergraduate degree as part of their application package.
Watch this step-by-step video on how to complete your International I-20!
Watch this step-by-step video on how to complete your Canadian I-20!

3. Complete Application Packages Review Process
  • All Complete Application Packages will be set to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders for review.
    • Successful candidates will be notified via email for a spot in the program.
      • Students will have 45-days to claim their spot by replying to the email.
    • Waitlisted candidates will be notified via email.
      • Notifications of any openings in the program will be sent via email.
      • Students will have 45-days to claim their spot by replying to the email.
    • Unsuccessful candidates will be notified via email.

Questions? Contact Minot State University Enrollment Services at 701.858.3350

Applicants must pay a $35 fee unless they are active duty military or have previously paid an application fee.

An option is available on the application to pay with a credit card instantly.

Application fees can also be paid over the phone by calling 701-858-3350 after the application had been successfully submitted.

Minot State University adheres to all federal, state, and local civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in employment and education. The University does not discriminate in its admissions practices [except as permitted by law], in its employment practices, or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. As a recipient of federal financial assistance for education activities, Minot State University is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that all of its education programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status.

The University also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internal or external to the institution. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination, which are prohibited under Title IX and by University policy.

Any member of the campus community, guest, or visitor who acts to deny, deprive, or limit the educational, employment, residential, or social access, opportunities and/or benefits of any member of the University community on the basis of sex is in violation of the [name of policy].

Any person may report sex discrimination (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to have experienced the conduct), in person, by mail, by telephone, by video, or by email, using the contact information listed below for the Title IX Coordinator.  A report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by email or online reporting form.

Questions regarding Title IX, including its application and/or concerns about noncompliance, should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator. For a complete copy of the policy or for more information, please visit https://www.minotstateu.edu/title9/. Individuals who believe they have experienced sex discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation in violation of University policy should contact the following:   

Lisa Dooley, Ed.D.
Title IX Coordinator
Memorial Hall, 4th Floor, Room 412
500 University Ave W.
Minot, ND 58707
701-858-3447
lisa.dooley@ndus.edu