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Saint Cloud State University

At St. Cloud State, an education is about far more than an education. It will be an opportunity to explore ideas, seek out unique perspectives and embrace new challenges – all of which will help you unleash your true potential.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Humanities (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)

About

History

Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State has evolved into a comprehensive university. We're on a mission to unleash ideas... unleash imagination, purpose and promise.

Education

St. Cloud State University makes a positive, long-term impact on the lives of our students. We provide rigorous and relevant academic experiences with engaged, active learning opportunities in an intellectually vibrant, inclusive and diverse campus community. Our graduates are well-prepared to act as responsible global citizens and professionals who remain actively connected with our university.

Research

  • Academic research is a vital part of your educational experience.
  • Wherever your curiosity leads you, there is a dedicated faculty member and research facilities to help you explore your interests.
  • In 2013, our research facilities take a great leap forward with the opening of the Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility (ISELF). 

Career

Our dedicated staff helps students and alumni with their career planning needs. We work with students to clarify academic major and career aspirations, identify internship and employment opportunities and offer advising and support at every stage of career development. 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

Advising & Student Transitions provides students with information to help them make appropriate choices as they work out their academic programs. 

Housing services

St. Cloud State students can choose from one of eight residential communities – each with its own personality and appeal. Whether you're looking for a traditional residence hall experience or a more independent, apartment-style living environment, you'll find a space that suits you. 

Library services

Our Mission is the success of our students. We support every student in the pursuit of their education by providing dynamic services, relevant collections, and collaborative learning spaces that foster an inclusive environment, intellectual discovery, and curiosity.

ICT services

St. Cloud State University has computers available for students to use in Curriculum-Related Labs and General Access Labs across campus. 

Medical services

Health Services provides diagnosis, treatment, prevention, promotion and education services to students. The clinic, pharmacy and other services are on the main floor of Hill Hall. Our physicians, nurses and staff members partner with units across campus, notably Counseling and Psychological Services and Public Safety. 

Student Life

Campus life

  • Our residential communities range from gender-based floors to co-ed floors, residence halls to apartments, including Stateview Apartments.
  • Our residence halls have their own kitchens, laundry facilities, wireless Internet and cable TV.
  • By choosing to live on campus, you'll be able to roll out of bed and get to class in minutes. You’ll also have easy access to the library, recreation facilities, sporting events and clubs and organizations - and you'll be surrounded by the energy and enthusiasm of your fellow students on our friendly campus.

Sports facilities

Sports and Recreation Facilities: Get active with our climbing wall, challenge course, fitness center, two pools, two Olympic-sized ice rinks, gymnasiums, tennis courts, racquet ball courts and more. The outdoor turf at Husky Stadium is used in cold weather thanks to an inflatable dome.

Student clubs

Are you looking to meet people with common interests, build experience for your resume or enhance communication skills? Join thousands of students involved in over 200 student organizations over campus. 

Accreditation

St. Cloud State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. 

Student Reviews

Exciting.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Challenging and exciting.

American university and my experience.
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Coming from a third world country, this university was like a dream in the beginning. I wouldn't say this is a bad university but few departments need work. Few professors don't know what they are doing. Few resources needs better and experienced individuals. I can agree on CIS ( Center for international students) a very helpful resource in the university. Overall, it is a...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My experience in my MBA Program at St. Cloud State University was phenomenal. The professors were very supportive and the courses taught were very insightful. I learned a lot throughout my study at St. Cloud State from working on projects to delivering presentations to a larger audience.

Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States

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