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Is Minnesota State Mankato a Good School for the Money?

Minnesota State University - Mankato Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a Minnesota State Mankato degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the Minnesota State Mankato annual value report below.

Within Minnesota, Minnesota State Mankato is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Good Price.

Top 25% Minnesota Value
Below Average Minnesota Quality

Minnesota State University - Mankato is ranked #25 out of #37 in Minnesota for quality and #7 out of #33 for Minnesota value.

This makes it below average in quality but priced pretty well in the state.

State Value Ranking  7 out of 33
Great Value
State Value Score  78.79 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Minnesota State Mankato financial aid page to be sure.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 20% National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Minnesota State University - Mankato is ranked #231 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Minnesota State University - Mankato is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  231 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  84.31 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Emory and Henry College $106,093 A
Geneva College $109,659 A
Minnesota State University - Mankato $111,551 A-
Minnesota State University - Moorhead $115,384 A-
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts $120,730 B+
Radford University $123,235 B
Bridgewater State University $128,356 B-
Northwest Nazarene University $128,640 B-
Madonna University $144,063 D
Palm Beach Atlantic University $155,068 D-
Marymount University $162,717 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $111,551 in Total

On average, a bachelor's degree from Minnesota State Mankato will cost you about $111,551. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $24,303 and a typical 4.59 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $24,303
Average Years to Graduate 4.59
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $111,551

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Minnesota State Mankato cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$72,554 In-State With Aid
$125,110 Avg Cost No Aid
4.59 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Minnesota State Mankato.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $125,110 #94 A
All Students $111,551 #231 A-
Only Students Receiving Aid $99,998 #213 A
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $97,666 #7 B+
All Students $84,107 #7 B+
Only Students Receiving Aid $72,554 #7 B+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Minnesota.

About 89% of Minnesota State Mankato students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Minnesota State Mankato financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Minnesota State Mankato cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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