Mayville State University

Mayville, ND 58257

Mayville State University is one of the nine public 4-year colleges in North Dakota. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Mayville. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 126 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 71 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 56%).

Every year 35% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Mayville State University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $5,255, and fees were $1,201. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,883 and $1,201 respectively.


Campus LocaleRemote Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 28

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31.01 miles away
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48.85 miles away
Minnesota State University Moorhead
51.38 miles away
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52.61 miles away
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Northland Community and Technical College - Roseau Campus
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Campus
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Bismarck State College
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Sitting Bull College
186.24 miles away
Minot State University
190.99 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1960 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Considered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Considered but not required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $35

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$219/credit
In State Students$219/credit
Out of State Students$328/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$286/credit
In State Students$286/credit
Out of State Students$286/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,855 $9,855 $14,760
ADN 70 $15,330 $15,330 $22,960
BSN 125 $27,375 $27,375 $41,000
FNP 50 $14,300 $14,300 $14,300
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Mayville State University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 39% $3,479
Other Federal Grant 19% $888
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $1,922
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 67% $2,644
Federal Student Loans 63% $5,272
Private Loans 14% $7,315


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,511
$30,001 to $48,000$9,906
$48,001 to $75,000$8,231
$75,001 to $110,000$13,018
Over $110,000$13,689

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Relevant scholarships

North Dakota Board of Nursing Education Loan Program

The Nursing Education Loan Program is available to students in associate, bachelors and masters degree programs in nursing. It also is available to graduate nurse students pursuing a doctorate ...

Past President's Parley Nurses Scholarship

Applicant must be a member of the North Dakota American Legion Auxiliary and have an interest in nursing.

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Dakota state board of nursing.

Mayville State University
330 Third Street NE
Mayville, ND 58257

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