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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

10 Reasons to Attend MSU

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  1. MSU offers many other excellent graduate programs that would be of interest if you're coming with a spouse, partner or friend.
  2. Mankato is a wonderful community to live in. It is also an excellent place to raise a family.
  3. Child care is readily available in the community and on campus.
  4. We're an hour and a half away from Minneapolis/St. Paul when you crave a big city.
  5. Minnesota State University's theater is one of the best college groups in the country. It offers both a winter and summer season of plays. There is also a more experimental theater and a community theater.
  6. Mankato has a wonderful symphony orchestra and the university has a number of excellent musical groups.
  7. Full or part-time jobs are readily available in the community. The unemployment rate is extremely low.
  8. The outdoors person will find it all- hiking, biking, cross-country skiing and snowmobile trails, lakes in abundance for the fisher or boating enthusiast, prime hunting, a downhill ski slope, ice skating rinks and a variety of athletic fields, parks and other recreation.
  9. The Minnesota State University Mavericks have outstanding teams in both men's and women's sports.
  10. The Midwest Wireless Civic Center in Mankato is the premier entertainment center in southern Minnesota. The Civic Center presents events such as concerts, sporting events, rodeos and more!