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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Motto Big Ideas. Real-world Thinking.
Type Public
Flagship University
Established 1868
Academic affiliation
  • Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system
  • Campus Compact
Endowment $51.0 million
Budget $241.0 million (2017)
President Richard Davenport
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 15,110 (Fall 2017)
Undergraduates 13,280
Postgraduates 1,830
Location , ,
Campus Mid-size city
303 acres (123 ha)
Colors Purple & Gold          
Nickname Mavericks
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division II – NSIC
NCAA Division I - WCHA
Mascot Stomper

Minnesota State University, Mankato (Minnesota State) is the largest and second oldest university in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. It is one of the largest universities in Minnesota. The nickname for the sports teams is the Mavericks. Minnesota State is located in Mankato, Minnesota a city southwest of the Twin Cities. It has a big business impact on southern Minnesota. It's stadium was where the Vikings came to practice in the summer. It was also linked to the Coach (TV series). It sports teams have won several national championships in the National Collegiate Athletics Association Division 2 level. Minnesota State University, Mankato

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