Minot State University Online | TheBestSchools

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Updated September 29, 2022 • 1 min read


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As a small, public institution, Minot State University offers a high-quality education at relatively low costs, especially for online students. The school also boasts low faculty-to-student ratios, which allows distance learners to receive individualized educations. Although the school is based in North Dakota, learners enroll from across the country.

Minot State University Tuition, Accreditation, and Admissions Info


Accreditation and Approvals

MSU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Many of the school's online degrees earn programmatic accreditation as well, including the following:


First-year learners must submit official high school transcripts with 2.0 GPAs or above, along with ACT or SAT scores. These candidates must earn a minimum ACT score of 17 or SAT scores of 900. Students who are 25 years old or older on the first day of classes can waive the exam requirement. Transfer students with fewer than 24 credits follow the same guidelines as freshmen. Transfer applicants with at least 24 credit hours must submit college transcripts with 2.0 GPAs or higher.

Graduate candidates must submit 500-word essays with their applications. Learners who want to earn a degree in psychology, communication disorders, or management must also send GRE or GMAT scores. All graduate applicants must send undergraduate transcripts from accredited universities that show GPAs of 2.75 or higher.

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Minot State University Online Degrees Offered

MSU also offers seven undergraduate minors and six concentrations through distance education.

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