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Minot State University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Supriya Sarkar

The Minot State University received a total of 1040 applications for the Fall session of 2017-18, out of which only 50% of applications were selected.The detailed requirements are mentioned below.

  • ACT: 18-23
  • GPA: 2.50-3.75

To apply for undergraduate or graduate programs, the applicants are advised to go through the following points:

  • Students applying for undergraduate courses need to send the admission documents to MSU’s ‘Enrollment Services’. For graduate programs, send the supporting documents to Minot State University-Graduate School Admissions.
  • The chances of getting admissions at Minot State University maximize if the applicant has a minimum score of:
    • 342 forACT
    • 59 for SAT
    • 2.50 as GPA
  • The applicant will undergo the complete screening followed by the personal interviews.
  • International applicants are required to apply by June 15 for Fall and October 15 for Spring intake to avail maximum consideration for admission


Application PortalUndergraduate: online portal 
Graduate: Relevant course page
Application FeeUndergraduate and graduate: 35 USD
Acceptance Rate60%
Mode of PaymentCredit Card/internet banking
Minot State University SAT Requirements440-530
Minot State University ACT Requirements18-23
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall and Summer
Interview RequirementsDepends on course requirements
Financial AidAvailable for international and domestic students

Minot State University Application Deadline

Type of ApplicantFallSummer
Priority Deadline for International ApplicantsJune 15October 15
Priority Deadline for Domestic ApplicantsJuly 15November 15
Graduate Program ApplicantThe deadlines vary from course to course

Minot State University International Admissions

International applicants need to take care of the below-mentioned admission requirements to pursue undergraduate courses at Minot State University.

International Undergraduate Admissions

Application Portal: International applicants may use either the Minot State University Admissions page’ or ‘Common Application’ to submit an online application for undergraduate courses.

Alternatively, applicants may download and submit the completed application form.

Application Fee: 35 USD (online application)

Academic Requirements: International undergraduate applicants are required to submit official academic transcripts translated in English, ACT/SAT scores, and English language test scores.

Supporting Documents: Financial information, Visa copy, and passport copy, Identity certificates

International Graduate Admissions

Application Portal: Students interested to apply for graduate programs may submit applications at ‘Minot State University Admissions page’

Application Fee: 35 USD

Admission Requirements: The admission requirements are mainly the same for both international and domestic students. The data below shows the marking schemes.

Minot State University English Language Test Requirements

International applicants not having English as their 1st language are required to fulfill the English language test requirement by taking one of the tests tabulated below:

English Language TestMinimum Scores for Undergraduate ApplicantsMinimum Scores for Graduate Applicants
TOEFL71525 (computer-based);
71 (internet-based)

Minot State University Undergraduate Admission

Application Portal: Online application can be submitted either through Minot University admission portal or the Common Application.

Also, students may opt for offline mode of application by submitting a paper application.

Application Fee: 35 USD (online application)

Academic Requirements: Applicants are required to fulfill the criteria by submitting the academic requirements which include the original transcripts and the complete ACT/SAT scores.

Supporting Documents: Mark sheets and degree completion certificate.

Minot State University Graduate Admissions

Application Portal: Applications for graduate programs can be made by visiting the respective program page as per their choice of the subjects.

Academic Requirements: The major requirement for the registering applicants is to submit the GRE scores, whereas, in some programs, the university demands to submit the GMAT scores.

The table given below mentions about the admission requirements for some of the most sought after courses offered by the university.

CoursesMS in ManagementMS in Information SystemsMS in Sports Management MS in Communication Disorders Master of Education
Application Fee35 USD35 USD35 USD35 USD35 USD
Work ExperienceRequiredRequiredNot RequiredNot RequiredRequired
TranscriptsRequiredrequiredNot RequiredNot requiredNot required
GPA2.75-3Not Required2.75Not required2.75-3
Statement of PurposeRequired (1,500 words)Required (1500 words)Required (1500 words)Not RequiredNot required
Letter of RecommendationRequired RequiredRequiredNot RequiredRequired
Resume/CVRequired RequiredNot RequiredNot requiredRequired

Supporting Documents: Statement of interest, 3 letters of recommendation, and international applicants are required to submit English language proficiency scores.

Looking at a moderate acceptance rate of 60%, applicants need not worry much about getting into the university if they meet the admission requirements successfully. The willing candidates have a second chance to apply by the complete justification of the candidature.

Applicants currently in high school are recommended to take the ACT/SATin the spring of the junior year or early in their senior year to obtain the scores much before the application deadline. The graduate program applicants are advised to take tests like GRE/GMAT at least 6 months prior to the application deadline.

All the applicants must know that they will be notified about the admission decision with the aid of an e-mail sent by the respective Admissions Committee.

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