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Saint Cloud State University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $5,722 $5,955 $6,147 $6,330 3.0%
Out-of-state $11,630 $12,097 $12,474 $13,845 11.0%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,040 $1,200 $1,200 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,250 $5,592 $5,770 $6,016 4.3%
Other $2,546 $2,630 $2,884 $2,884 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,250 $5,592 $5,770 $6,016 4.3%
Other $2,546 $2,630 $2,884 $2,884 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,546 $2,630 $2,884 $2,884 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $14,518 $15,217 $16,001 $16,430 2.7%
Off Campus $14,518 $15,217 $16,001 $16,430 2.7%
Off Campus with Family $9,268 $9,625 $10,231 $10,414 1.8%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $20,426 $21,359 $22,328 $23,945 7.2%
Off Campus $20,426 $21,359 $22,328 $23,945 7.2%
Off Campus with Family $15,176 $15,767 $16,558 $17,929 8.3%

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,025 2,945 3,080
Percent admitted 87% 94% 81%
Percent admitted who enrolled 45% 41% 49%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
ACT 2,100 89%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 18 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 7/1/1947 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels 11/1/2007 -   Pre-Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 3/1/1988 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/21/2004 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1980 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1966 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1996 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1954 -   Accredited