FALL 2016 ENROLLMENT 1,130
TYPES OF DEGREES Master’s Degree (Master of Arts in Teaching), Bachelor’s and associate degrees and certificate programs
NUMBER OF PROGRAMS/DEGREES 35
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE 17
STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO 15 to 1
MaSU’s family atmosphere lets students make lifelong friendships and have remarkable leadership opportunities.
MaSU’s family atmosphere lets students make lifelong friendships and have remarkable leadership opportunities. Students enjoy clubs, concerts, dances, theater, speech, student government, and intramural and varsity sports. With small class sizes, students get to know everyone, including their professors, on a personal level while having the opportunity to be involved in numerous activities.
MaSU’s beautiful 60-acre campus with 16 buildings is found in the small city of Mayville, located in eastern North Dakota just 11 miles west of I–29 on ND Highway 200 West. International airports in Grand Forks and Fargo are 35 and 55 minutes away, respectively.
Set in the rich farmland of the Red River Valley, the twin communities of Mayville and Portland (population of 2,600 combined) offer a movie theater, golf course, parks, an indoor hockey arena, restaurants, churches and other recreational facilities. These highly supportive communities feature a business district three blocks away from campus that offers opportunities for part-time jobs. Fargo and Grand Forks, the largest cities in the region, provide opportunities for big-name entertainment, shopping and other fun.
MaSU accepts students who have graduated from high school or successfully completed the GED examination. Students who completed high school in 1993 or later must have completed a core curriculum. ACT or SAT scores generally are required. Some exceptions are granted. Transfer students should have a 2.0 or higher grade-point average and must provide official transcripts from previously attended colleges.
2015-16 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS
|ROOM & BOARD $7,170|
Many scholarships are available to students at MaSU, especially for those who demonstrate strong academic, athletic or leadership abilities. Scholarship amounts may range up to the full cost of tuition. Scholarship applications should be submitted no later than Feb. 15 for priority consideration.
|SCHOLARSHIPS February 15|
|FAFSA March 15|
|ADMISSIONS & HOUSING Rolling deadline|
TYPES OF DISTANCE EDUCATION
Online courses and degree programs, Interactive Video Network (IVN), dual-credit courses
Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA); contact the campus for information about accreditation and/or certification of specific programs.
MaSU is known as the "school of personal service" because of the attention provided to its students.
WHY CHOOSE MaSU?
Named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review and a U.S. News & World Report Best College, as well as to Affordable Schools’ list of 30 most attractive yet affordable college campuses, MaSU is a small and personable college known as the "school of personal service" because of the attention provided to its students. The friendly community at MaSU positively adds to each student’s college experience. The encouraging environment nurtures each student, helping him or her become a more well-rounded person. Small classes provide students big benefits. Students get to know their professors as mentors and friends, and they can count on their circle of lifelong friends.
MaSU offers a wide variety of programs that will help you chart your future.
High demand programs, some of which are new, and some that have a more than 125-year history of providing students with successful lifetime careers include:
- Teacher Education: early childhood, elementary, and secondary education
- Special Education (new program offered on campus and online)
- Sports Management
- Fitness and Wellness
- RN-to-BSN Online Nursing (new accelerated program)
- Medical Laboratory Science
- University Studies
- Music (minor)
Students can participate in everything from drama to music to varsity athletics. Opportunities exist for involvement in student government, band, choir, drama, speech, intramural sports, professional clubs, internships, on-campus jobs, and more. The Wellness Center allows students even more opportunities to be active. MaSU competes in the North Star Association of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and offers women’s basketball, volleyball and softball and men’s football, baseball and basketbal.
POINTS OF PRIDE
Agassiz Hall, Mayville State’s largest residence hall, recently underwent a dramatic renovation and is providing apartment- and suite-style living accommodations.
A science-library renovation and an education addition have upgraded the science and library buildings, providing a new home for Mayville State’s Division of Education and Psychology.
The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation facilities have been upgraded and expanded to provide state-of-the-art facilities for students enrolled in this growing academic area at Mayville State.
Mayville State University has instituted an integrated leadership program, funded by the Edson and Margaret Larson Foundation. The purpose of the program is to build the leadership characteristics needed to prepare all Mayville State University students to become future leaders for North Dakota.
In 2004, MaSU became the first campus in the nation to issue TabletPC notebook computers to all students and faculty.
Senior, Early Childhood Education Major
Varsity Volleyball Player
At Mayville State University, I’ve been involved in everything I’ve been interested in doing – varsity volleyball, the musical, band, Multicultural Club, and more. Thanks to the opportunities afforded me at Mayville State, I’ve been able to find myself. I’ve learned about what is important to me. With this knowledge, I am ready for whatever happens next.
MaSU was named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review, and was also named to an Affordable Schools list of 30 attractive yet affordable college campuses.
MAYVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
330 Third Street NE
Mayville, ND 58257
(ON-CAMPUS/DISTANCE STUDENT ADMISSION)