Saint Cloud State University is a four-year, public, not for profit institution of higher learning located in the city of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. Saint Cloud State University was founded in 1869 and is the largest school in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. Saint Cloud State began as a Normal school. In 1898, the school began to offer junior college courses, and in 1914, the school purely developed a higher education curriculum. In 1921, the school changed its name to St. Cloud State Teachers College and awarded bachelor’s degrees and later master’s degrees.
Undergraduate and graduate academic and pre-professional programs are offered through the following colleges and schools:
- College of Liberal Arts
- College of Science and Engineering
- Herberger Business School
- School of Education
- School of Health and Human Services
- School of Public Affairs