Saint Cloud State University

Acceptance Rate 73 %
SAT Average 1,125
Tuition & Fees $18,010
Student Population 11,841
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,019

Academic Overview

Saint Cloud State University is a public, four-years institute located in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $9,170 for Minnesota residents and $18,010 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 11,841 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 73% and the graduation rate is 45% last year.
The salary after graduation from Saint Cloud State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Saint Cloud State's tuition & fees is $9,170 for Minnesota residents and $18,010 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $9,192 for in-state students and $13,412 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Saint Cloud State. The acceptance rate of Saint Cloud State is 73% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 45% and the transfer-out rate is 35%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,019 and 61% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 11,841 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Saint Cloud State University is 73 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Saint Cloud State University is 45 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Saint Cloud State University is 35 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Saint Cloud State University is 72 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Saint Cloud State University is 11,841
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Saint Cloud State University is 20 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
20 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,019 at Saint Cloud State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-4498
Online Applicationwww.stcloudstate.edu/scsu4u/admissions/
Financial Aidwww.stcloudstate.edu/financialaid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.minnstate.edu/admissions/calculator/stcloudstate.html
Veterans Tuitionwww.stcloudstate.edu/veterans/education-benefits/default.aspx
Disability Servicewww.stcloudstate.edu/sds/

Offered Degrees

Saint Cloud State offers 208 major programs through online and on-site education where 17 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate71
One but less than two years certificate11
Associate's Degree20
Bachelor's Degree1082
Post Bachelor's Degree276
Master's Degree607
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20

Special Learning Opportunities

Saint Cloud State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,977)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,300)

Veterans Benefits

Saint Cloud State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges