St. Cloud State is the largest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, with 17,686 students. SCSU located about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul (our Capital) along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River.
Academically, St. Cloud State is one of the most highly accredited universities in the upper Midwest. The G.R. Herberger College of Business is one of a distinguished group of business schools that has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) international. Within the state of Minnesota, SCSU is one of only three business programs that is accredited by the AACSB International at both the undergraduate and graduate (MBA) level.
St. Cloud State's ranking in the 2011 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest) was 81 by U.S News and World Report. We were also ranked tenth in the top 40 Master's institutions for International students by Institute of International Education (Open Doors Review, 2009).
St. Cloud State University also has a nationally recognized Honors Program, where students enjoy small, intellectually challenging classes with professors who believe in teaching first. On-campus students enjoy all of the perks offered by larger institutions but in a safe and
supportive semi-rural community. Currently, St. Cloud State is home to more than 1,185 international students from 84 countries.
We have recently updated the Center for International Studies website, making it easy to navigate. Everything a potential international student needs to know about St. Cloud State University, and how to apply, can be found online.
Please visit our site for application information:
It is also important to note that St. Cloud State University offers the opportunity for an Academic and Cultural Sharing Scholarship to all international students. This scholarship allows students to pay the in-state tuition, a savings of almost $7,000 per year. Information
about the Academic and Cultural Sharing Scholarship:
For specific costs associated with one year of undergraduate education at SCSU:
Interim International Admissions Counselor
Center for International Studies
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!