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Reviews 784 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: This college is the perfect fit for me, not too far from home but not too close either. Lots of student activities always going on also.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Mankato is such an amazing school with a great student body and many helpful resources for students.

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4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love the school I'm attending, plain and simple

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I do not regret my school choice. Excellent academic experience with best faculty of all times. Many cultural events takes place with indeed a strong diversity of students. The campus is really good and has a lot of employment opportunities for students like me who need it.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I loved College of Dupage but I am ready to be transferring out. The classes were hard and challenging i felt I was taught as I would have been had I gone to a 4 year university right away. I feel I made the best choice going to a community college and transferring out after two years to save money.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I didn't do my undergraduate here, but I am currently doing my graduate degree here. I absolutely love it! I love the atmosphere and the diversity of the campus. There is so much to do and everyone is so friendly.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Depends on what you can find. Pricey

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are a few off campus options close by, but the rest require transport.

3 College Junior

Administration: I do not live on campus, so the rules do not affect me very much. They are very strict about parking and give out many tickets.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: Some people have problems and some don't. I have had many problems getting my funds, but I get them eventually.

4 College Junior

Campus Food: There is enough variety to keep you happy.

2 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: The quality of off-campus housing is highly dependent on which place you choose. Certain places are known to throw parties often. Also the price is generally around the same price, but most places don't offer single apartments so I can't speak too much in this regard.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There are a decent amount of off-campus dining options, but a lot are chain restaurants or fast food places. The few restaurants that aren't chain are reasonably priced in my opinion. I only know of one place that offers a student discount, but I don't eat at most of the off-campus dining places.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: From what I remember, most of the scholarships are from the different departments. While this is nice because it helps to cut down on the competition, it leaves people who have not been accepted into a program unable to apply for most of them.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: The university has only one official dining hall but it has some other places to get food in a food court in the central non academic building. The food at the university is about the quality of what you would expect university food to taste like. There isn't a whole lot of variety and it gets dull eating the same food repeatedly. Also it is hard to eat healthy when eating at the dining hall, as most of the food is unhealthy and the healthy options are rare.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: In regards to the on campus living it seems to be really dependent on which of the resident communities you happen to be living in. Some of them are relatively new, being made or owned by the university for only a few years. These newer ones tend to be nicer than the older housing, as is to be expected.

4 College Senior

Campus Food: food is great in the CSU

4 College Senior

Campus Housing: It is a great way to make friends and get involved

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Our off campus housing has many different varieties to choose from

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: our off campus dining center is a little spendy but has many options

3 College Freshman

Administration: Our campus is strict but not too strict for the students

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: The financial aid process was a little confusing but i ended up getting through it

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: There is a good party atmosphere here.

2 College Freshman

Campus Food: I don't like how we have the same exact food options at the caf every day. I wish we would have healthier food instead of having everything deep-fried.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on campus lets you meet people much faster and forces you to make friends with others. The one downside is having to share a room with someone you may not know.


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MSU is definitely a school to look into if you want academics mixed with the typical college experience. Many students say they would choose to come here all over again if they had to make the decision again. The professors here love their subjects and are really understanding about any problems that may come up. The social scene is unimaginable, with something to do around every corner. The size of the campus is perfect for anyone from a small school because it allows you to be a person instead of a just a number.

MSU is known as a party school, but that's not necessarily the true reality. MSU doesn’t have bigger drinking issues than any other school, but the local residents and police call more attention to it than other places. Either way, this should not influence your decision about coming to Minnesota State. Overall, this University is a great place for everyone, the people and professors are extremely nice, and the experiences that students gain here are unforgettable. Any future Maverick will be welcomed with open arms!

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