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College Deliberately: Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud State University is a large, public, four or more years University that emphasizes culture, research and citizenship located in the city of Saint Cloud, MN.

Saint Cloud State University

place 720 Fourth Ave. South, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-4498
phone Phone: (320) 308-0121
web Web: http://www.stcloudstate.edu
  • Saint Cloud State University is also known as:
    Saint Cloud State University, St. Cloud State University; St. Cloud State; SCSU

Accreditation

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AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Saint Cloud State UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1966
Saint Cloud State UniversityArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1980
St. Cloud State University at Minnesota Correctional FacilityInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1990
Saint Cloud State UniversityTheatre (THEA) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1996
St. Cloud State University at North Branch School DistrictInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1999
St. Cloud State University at Anoka-Ramsey Community CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2005
Saint Cloud State UniversityMarriage and Family Therapy (MFT) – Clinical training programs at the master’s, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramPreaccredited2007
St. Cloud State University at Ridgewater College – Willmar CampusInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2008
St. Cloud State University at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Cambridge CampusInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

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Rankings

Saint Cloud State University does not appear in the top ten rankings at National or State level.

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