- Champion D1 Men's and Women's hockey teams!
- 200+ Recognized student organizations
- 2nd oldest LGBTQ+ office in the US
About This CampusFrom the moment you arrive on our 350-acre campus overlooking the beautiful Minnesota River Valley, you'll be immersed in a dynamic, energetic environment that's friendly, welcoming and just the right size. You'll have access to all the benefits and resources of a large university, but with a small-campus feel.
Whatever your interest – sports, academic, ethnic, cultural, political, social or religious – with more than 200 student organizations to choose from, you're sure to find others who share your interests and a variety of activities.
On any given day, you'll find things to do and easy ways to fit in. Cheer on the Maverick sports teams, including Division I men's and women's hockey, or choose a more relaxed game of intramural sports. Attend lectures with world-class speakers researchers and writers. Find out why our theatre, music and dance performances rank in the top 1% of attendance nationwide. Or grab a coffee and relax by the fireplace in the student union.
Location InformationLocated in south central Minnesota, Mankato is a fast-growing community of 53,000 just 80 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Mankato consistently ranks as one of the most livable communities in the country. In fact, Mankato is a 4 time winner of the designation "100 Best Communities for Young People."
Helpful InformationFree transportation around campus and Mankato with your MavCard. Furnished apartments are available for both one semester and academic year placements. If your major is in the science/engineering field have some flexibility when it comes to courses.