Mayville State University

Overview of Mayville State University

Mayville State is located in Mayville, ND (a quiet rural area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Mayville State is the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Mayville State is known for its programs in education and teaching, family and social work, nutrition and exercise therapy.

Mayville State Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school.


Mayville State maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Mayville State had 769 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

Student Life

The school offers students meal plans. Mayville State values student athletics, and belongs to the Dakota Athletic Conference, Dakota Athletic Conference, Dakota Athletic Conference. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Mayville State

Mayville State University
330 Third Street NE
Mayville , ND 58257-1299
General Phone: (701) 788-2301

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Mayville State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching49elementary school teaching, English teaching, health teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, social science teaching, biology teaching, chemistry teaching, history teaching, ...
Business and Management24business, business management, business administration
Family and Social Work10child care management, child care provider
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9health and physical education, health and fitness
Therapy and Counseling7psychology courses
Science4biology, chemistry
Liberal Arts3English, general studies, social services
Office and Administration2office management, administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science, computer support

Number of programs and degrees for Mayville State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree10825
Associate's degree23

Mayville State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mayville State had a total enrollment of 769 students (599 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 5%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 4%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 11%
20-21 23%
22-24 28%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Dakota54%
(International Students)2%
South Dakota2%

Mayville State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %

Mayville State Room and Board (2007)

Mayville State offers campus housing for 334 of its 599 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Mayville, North Dakota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Dakota Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 14 meals per week.

Mayville State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,654
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,646
Room and board $ 4,272
Room charge $ 1,730
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,542
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,800

Financial Aid:
Mayville State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 299300)

Mayville State Faculty

Mayville State has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track54
Non-tenured and not on tenure track13

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$51,9423$53,989
Associate professoracademic year10$45,6273$43,352
Assistant professoracademic year7$39,5284$40,993
Instructoracademic year2*4$33,661
No academic rankacademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year26$42,83214$42,188

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Mayville State Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Dakota Athletic Conference
Basketball Dakota Athletic Conference
Baseball Dakota Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports103444

Mayville State Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Geography Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Social Science Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, Other

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Mayville State Highlights

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What Sets Mayville State Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
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% students on athletic fin. aid
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% of degrees in family and social work
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 14%Mayville State Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 15%Mayville State % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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Top 15%Mayville State Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 18%Mayville State Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 19%Mayville State % of degrees in business and management

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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