Facts & Figures

MSU Facts & Figures

Year Founded



Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Mayville State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), formerly known as the North Central Association (NCA) and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA).

Higher Learning Commission
Telephone: 1-800-621-7440
Fax: 312-263-7462
E-mail: info@hlcommission.org
Web site: www.ncahlc.org

The (CAEP) Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Council for the Accrediation of Educator Preparation
Telephone: (202) 223 -0077
E-mail: caep@caepnet.org
Website: www.caepnet.org

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Science in Education
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of University Studies
Bachelor of Applied Science
Associate of Arts
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

All majors and minors


MSU is the first university in the nation to become a tablet PC campus. Every student and faculty member on campus uses a tablet PC.

Students will receive an Information Technology (IT) Certificate for completion of an IT core of classes.

All classrooms, the library, and residence halls have internet connections and network access.

Enrollment (Fall 2015)

Total Enrollment: 1110
Full-time: 638
Part-time: 472
Male: 57.3%
Female: 42.7%
North Dakota Residents: 62.9%
Minnesota Residents: 14.9%
Other State Residents: 18.8%
International Students: 3.4%

First Destination Status
For graduates in 2012, 2013, and 2014, 94.1% to 99% indicate they are satisfactorily employed or continuing their education.

Average Class Size

Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1

Total Faculty: 84
Full-time: 49
Part-time: 35
Female: 44
Male: 40

Number of Employees

Athletic Affiliation
North Star Athletic Association

Nickname: Comets
Women's: Volleyball, Basketball, Softball
Men's: Football, Basketball, Baseball
Co-ed: Cheer Team