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Mayville State University Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Mayville State University, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you’ll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Mayville State University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Mayville State University was awarded 124 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is early childhood education.

Overall Quality

Mayville State University is ranked #1,349 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 14 colleges in North Dakota, Mayville State University is ranked at #11.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Mayville State University?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Mayville State University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 53%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 3% of students accepted to Mayville State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 680. Math scores were between 440 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Mayville State University  ( 440 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for Mayville State University  ( 440 to 570 )
Mayville State University received ACT scores from 52% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Mayville State University  ( 18 to 23 )

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Mayville State University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Mayville State University is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Mayville State University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mayville State University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Mayville State University is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 16% for first-time, full-time students at Mayville State University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  16 out of 100

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Mayville State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,145 undergraduates at Mayville State University with 603 being full-time and 542 being part-time.

How Much Does Mayville State University Cost?

The overall average net price of Mayville State University is $12,378. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Mayville State University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,679 $10,298 $13,323 $14,684 $15,225

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Mayville State University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Mayville State University, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $7,047 a year. That adds up to $28,188 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Mayville State University is 13.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Mayville State University Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Mayville State University make about $39,300 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Mayville State University make the most money.

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Location of Mayville State University

Mayville State University is a public institution located in Mayville, North Dakota. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

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Contact details for Mayville State University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 330 Third Street Ne, Mayville, ND 58257-1299
Phone: 701-788-2301

Mayville State University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 20 majors graduated from Mayville State University. Of these students, 211 received undergraduate degrees and 3 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 52 $37,478
Nursing 46 $59,253
Business Administration & Management 39 $39,369
Liberal Arts General Studies 15 $24,421
Health & Physical Education 12 $25,194
Mathematics 9 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9 $40,641
General Biology 4 NA
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 4 NA
General Social Sciences 2 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Mayville State University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Mayville State University

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 791 students took at least one online class at Mayville State University. This is an increase from the 765 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 791 623
2018-2019 765 601
2017-2018 771 640
2016-2017 735 619
2015-2016 669 560

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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