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Premier educational opportunities extend from pre-school to higher education. A record of academic excellence and commitment to life-long learning are evident in Greater Mankato’s colleges, universities, private schools and public school system (which ranks in the top 17% nationally).

 

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Colleges & Universities

 

Bethany Lutheran CollegeMankato
700 Luther Drive | Mankato, MN 56001 | 507.344.7000

  • Private, residential, Christian, co-educational liberal arts college owned and operated by Evangelical Lutheran Synod

  • Nearly 600 students

  • Offering 19 Majors and 8 pre-professional programs


 


Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter
800 West College Avenue | St. Peter, MN 56082 | 507.933.8000

  • Nationally recognized, private, co-educational liberal arts college affiliated with evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA) and host to the famed annual Nobel Conference

  • Nearly 2,500 students representing 40 states and 20 foreign countries

  • Offering 75 majors and 16 pre-professional programs

     

 


Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center | Mankato, MN 56001 | 507.389.1822

  • Comprehensive four-year University and third largest higher education institution in Minnesota.

  • Approximately 16,000 students including nearly 500 international students from 66 countries.

  • Offering bachelor’s, masters and applied doctorate degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates and associate and specialist degrees.

     

 


Rasmussen College, Mankato
1400 Madison Avenue, Suite 510 | Mankato, MN 56001 | 507.625.6556
 

  • Private college for business and professional careers

  • Approximately 650 students

  • Offering master's, bachelor’s and associate’s degree and diplomas and certificates in the following areas of study: Business management, health science, nursing, information, technology, digital design, education and justice studies

     

     


South Central CollegeNorth Mankato and Fairbault
1920 Lee Boulevard | North Mankato, MN 56003 | 507.389.7200

  • Community and technical college

  • More than 6,000 students

  • Offering associate in arts degree in liberal arts and science that allows students to take first two years of a bachelor’s degree as well as 50 career and professional majors

     

 



 

Trade Schools


Nova Academy of Cosmetology, Mankato
1701 Adams Street | Mankato, MN 56001 | 507.345.4033

  • Teaching creative cosmetology skills through thorough textbook theory, direct instruction and hands-on client experience. Also emphasizing business management skills and personal development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Schools

Elementary Schools

Middle & Junior High Schools

High Schools

Bridges Community School
Grades K-5
320 Garfield Avenue
North Mankato, MN 56003
507.387.2800

Eagle Lake Elementary School
Grades K-5
500 Le Sueur Avenue
Eagle Lake, MN 56024
507.257.3530

Franklin Elementary School
Grades K-5
1000 North Broad Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.345.4287

Hoover Elementary School
Grades K-5
1524 Hoover Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
507.388.5202

Jefferson Elementary School
Grades K-5
100 James Avenue
Mankato, MN 56001
507.388.5480

Kennedy Elementary School
Grades K-5
2600 East Main Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.387.2122

Monroe Elementary School
Grades K-5
441 Monroe Avenue
North Mankato, MN 56003
507.387.7889

Roosevelt Elementary School
Grades K-5
300 West 6th Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.345.4285

Rosa Parks Elementary School
Grades K-5
1001 Heron Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
507.387.7672

Washington Elementary School
Grades K-5
1100 Anderson Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
507.345.3059
Dakota Meadows Middle School
Grades 6-8
1900 Howard Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
507.387.5077

Prairie Winds Middle School
Grades 6-8
1200 Prairie Winds Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
507.345.6625
Central High School
Grades 9-12
110 Fulton Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.387.3047

Central Freedom School
Grades 9-12
110 Fulton Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.387.3047

East High School
Grades 9-12
2600 Hoffman Road
Mankato, MN 56001
507.387.5671

West High School
Grades 9-12
1351 South Riverfront Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
507.387.3461

 

 

 

Charter & Parochial Schools

Loyola Catholic School
Grades: Preschool - 12
145 Good Counsel Drive
Mankato, MN 56001
507.388.0600

Good Shepherd Lutheran School (LCMS)
Grades K-8
2101 Lor Ray Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
507.388.4336

Immanuel Lutheran School (CLC)
Grades K-12
421 North 2nd Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.345.3027

Mount Olive Lutheran School (ELS)
Grades K-8
1123 Marsh Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.345.7927

Risen Savior Lutheran School (WELS)
Grades K-8
502 West 7th Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.388.6624

Grace Lutheran School (Baptist)
Grades K-9
600 Lind Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.388.9355

Maranatha Christian Academy (New Creation)
Grades 3-12
1124 North River Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
507.388.3909

Kato Public Charter School
Grades 6-12
110 North 6th Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507.387.5524

 

 

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