Located in north central North Dakota, Minot State University is a place where east meets west. Nestled on the northern edge of the Mouse River Valley, the campus stands at the heart of the "Magic City."
The city of Minot - nicknamed the "Magic City" for its phenomenal growth during the early 1900s - is a regional center for commerce, culture, healthcare, agribusiness and industry.
Through our small class sizes, you will find faculty intimately involved in your education. You'll find engaging learning environments that will help you to reach the next level.
The office of Institutional Research serves as a resource to MSU by evaluating and disseminating a wide range of data, as well as conducting institutional support to foster efficient campus planning and administration.
MSU welcomes diverse candidates who are seeking an opportunity to make a positive difference in the world, one student at a time. Founded in 1913, MSU is located in a scenic valley within the north-central prairies. Employees enjoy the cultural activities typical of larger cities along with year-round recreational opportunities.At MSU, our mission is focused on a dedication to excellence in education, scholarship, and community engagement achieved through rigorous academic experiences, active learning environments, commitment to public service, and a vibrant campus life.
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The Student Center is your centralized hub for campus life at Minot State University. At the heart of campus, the facilities and services of the Student Center contribute to the cultural, educational, recreational, service, and social activities of our campus community.
The Office of Residence Life & Housing maintains and oversees activities within the residence halls and on campus apartments at Minot State University. Campus life is an exciting balance of living, learning, and leadership opportunities. By living on campus, your classes, dining, and recreation are right outside your front door.
The Gordon B. Olson Library is an academic library dedicated to supporting the scholarship and learning of Minot State University students and faculty by selecting, organizing, and storing the scholarly resources that enable rigorous academic experiences; by teaching students how to find, select, analyze and use information effectively and ethically.
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Student Health Services at Minot State University is administered in a manner that assures the provision of high-quality services that fulfills the organization’s mission, goals, and objectives.
Herb Parker Stadium is the home of the Beaver football and women's soccer teams. Resting on the side of a hill on Minot's north side, the Stadium provides relief from the weather as well as a beautiful view of the city of Minot for all events.
The Minot State Dome is the home of the Beaver men's and women's basketball teams, volleyball team and wrestling team.
As the North Dakota Student Association, NDSA, we provide opportunities for student engagement, enhancement of the University System, and student education about issues affecting university life. We boldly advocate for diverse student interests and are committed to maintaining open channels of communication between the students, faculty, staff, university administration, university system officials, and legislators of the state of North Dakota. We serve with honor for the maintenance of open communication, cooperation between institutions, and beneficial discussion with and support of the member institutions.
MSU’s accreditation is both regional and programmatic. Minot State University has earned regional institutional accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
The University is really wonderful and affordable. The quality of study is really enriching and what impresses me the most is the effort of the faculty to help us understand our course and to provide appropriate materials to master the course.