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
Web site:

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Council for the Accrediation of Educator Preparation
Telephone: 202-223-0077

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education 
Telephone: 202-887-6791

Degrees Offered

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
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


All classrooms, the library, and residence halls have internet connections and network access.

Enrollment (Fall 2016)

Total Enrollment: 1130
Full-time: 613
Part-time: 517
Male: 41.77%
Female: 58.23%
North Dakota Residents: 61.68%
Minnesota Residents: 13.81%
Other State Residents: 21.06%
International Students: 3.45%

First Destination Status
For graduates in 2014, 2015, and 2016, 95.8% to 100% indicate they are satisfactorily employed or continuing their education.

Average Class Size

Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1

Total Faculty: 67
Full-time: 45
Part-time: 22
Female: 38
Male: 29

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