Mayville State University

330 Third Street Ne, Mayville, ND 58257-1299
Tel: (701)788-2301
Public | 1,050 students
The Mayville State University educates and guide students, as individuals, so that they may realize their full career potential and enhance their lives. We do this in an environment that reflects our tradition of personal service, commitment to innovative technology-enriched education, and dynamic learning relationships with community, employers, and society.

School Overview:

Mayville State University
CountyTraill County, ND
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
42 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,050 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
614 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
436 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,020 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
30 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees

School Notes:

  • Mayville State University, the nation's first Tablet PC campus, is a personable rural campus with nearly 70 academic programs and an enrollment of over 800 students. Featuring a technology-enriched education in which all students are issued a Gateway Tablet PC notebook computer, MSU is nationally identified for its Teacher Education division, the largest academic program on campus. Business Administration and Computer Information Systems are also very popular majors on a campus known for the personal attention provided to its students.
  • The four-year degrees available from Mayville State include Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of University Studies, Bachelor of Applied Science. Mayville State also offers two-year Associate of Arts degrees in Business Management, Secretarial Science, and Early Childhood Associate.
  • The Mayville State Student Activities Council sponsors events for students throughout the year, bringing in nationally known comedians, hypnotists, improv comedy troupes, bands, as well as hosting dances, student talent shows, and speakers.
  • Mayville State is located in the heart of the Red River Valley.
  • The Princeton Review has named Mayville State University "A Best Midwestern College" for two years in a row.
  • Mayville State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA). The purpose of accreditation is to assure high quality education to students. Voluntary accreditation in higher education has existed for nearly 100 years and has two primary purposes: quality assurance and institutional and program improvement.
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