Academic Profile for 2021

Four Year Graduation Rate
28%

Six Year Graduation Rate
45%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
46%

Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
65%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
341
students in 2018

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2018 school year

Students Total
6,692

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2018 school year

No records found

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Weekend/evening college


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1972 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Albert Lea)
08/23/2007 - 01/22/2015
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Alexandria)
08/24/2000 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Brainerd)
08/26/2003 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Hennepin Technical College)
08/23/2007 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Hennepin Technical College)
08/23/2007 - 12/31/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at MBA)
08/24/2007 - 12/31/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Fergus Falls)
09/06/2000 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Granite Falls 2)
09/16/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Hutchinson)
07/20/1985 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Hutchinson)
07/20/1985 - 08/17/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at South Central)
08/24/2004 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at South Central)
08/24/2004 - 12/31/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Melrose)
04/29/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Owatonna)
09/07/2005 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Pine Technical College)
08/24/2007 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Rapid City)
04/29/2010 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Southeast Technical College)
08/26/2007 - 12/31/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Dakota County Technical College)
08/23/2007 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Dakota County Technical College)
08/23/2007 - 12/31/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at N Sioux City)
08/24/2006 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Kilian Community College)
08/24/2006 - 01/22/2015
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Sioux Falls)
08/24/2007 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at St. Cloud Technical College)
08/24/2004 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at St. Cloud Technical College)
08/24/2004 - 12/31/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Waseca)
08/26/2004 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Waseca)
08/26/2004 - 12/31/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Willmar)
07/20/1985 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Worthington)
08/24/2007 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at MSCTC)
08/23/2006 - 10/29/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at MBA Jackson)
08/26/2007 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Cherokee)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Duluth)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Elk Point/Jefferson)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Esterville/Iowa Lakes)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Grand Rapids)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Lac Qui Parle Valley)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Mason City)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Redwood Falls)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Sauk Rapids)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Spring Valley)
09/06/2013 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Woodbury)
09/07/2005 - 03/27/2014
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Woodbury)
09/07/2005 - 08/17/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Buffalo, MN)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Glencoe, MN)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Hibbing, MN)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Luverne, MN)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Fort Pierre, SD)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at New Ulm, MN)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Wabasha, MN)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Watertown, SD)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Southwest Minnesota State University at Owattonna, MN)
03/31/2014 - Current
Accredited
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels]
06/11/2015 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1986 - Current
Accredited
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