Minot State University (MSU) is a 4-year institution of higher learning in Minot, North Dakota. Founded in 1913 as a normal school, Minot State University is the third-largest public university in North Dakota, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Minot State University's mascot is the Beaver. The college colours are Red and Green (though occasionally Maroon and/or White trim is used). The college newspaper is called the Red and Green.