Saint Cloud State University.

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, MN4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
  • 9,676 students
  • 0.14 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at Saint Cloud State University

Fine Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Fine Arts, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Business, Accounting, Actuarial Science, and Marketing.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

5,479 students out of 6,387 applicants were accepted into Saint Cloud State University. They had an average SAT score of 1065. 2% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 90% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Saint Cloud State University was $16,462, while for in-state students it was $8,228. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $24,485.

The average financial aid at Saint Cloud State University is $4,435. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $12,027 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Saint Cloud State University

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

48% of undergraduate students at Saint Cloud State University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Saint Cloud State University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Cloud State University was of $8,558 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200.

Diversity at Saint Cloud State University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017