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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

International Students

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International students can enjoy the same tuition price as U.S. students through the Cultural Contribution Scholarship. You will have the opportunity to learn with other international students as well as with students from the U.S.

The TESL program, through the Department of English, also offers graduate teaching assistantships (teaching freshman composition/ESL classes) and non-teaching assistantships at stipends of approximately $9000 over two semesters. Assistants receive full tuition remission for up to 18 credits over the academic year (two semesters).

TESL Graduate Degrees

Graduate Student Admissions

TESL Undergraduate Degrees

Undergraduate Student Admissions

Kearney International Center

The Kearney International Center through its International Student and Scholar Services provides support services designed to assist international students with their academic, personal, financial, and immigration needs while offering educational and student life opportunities to students from other countries.
Please refer to the following links for information and services provided by the International Center:

Housing Information

On-Campus Housing

On-campus housing is handled by the office of residential life where new and current residents can find housing rates, areas to live, meal plans and general housing information on their homepage.

Please be aware that on-campus housing fills up quicklyIf you are planning to live on-campus, you must reserve a room with the Office of Residential Life and pay a reservation fee ($250) as soon as possible. To apply for on-campus housing please login to E-Services ( with your TechID and Password and click on Housing and Dining to start your application. Information relating to prospective residents can be found online at

Off-Campus Housing

For information on off-campus housing located close to the university please refer to the off-campus housing homepage.

Translation Services

For English translations and credential verifications of transcripts from foreign universities please obtain from a National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services member.