Facts & Figures

MSU Facts & Figures

Year Founded




Mayville State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

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

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education 
Telephone: 202-887-6791
Website: www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation

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