Legislative Information

As a part of the Minnesota State system, Winona State University receives funding via the legislative request submitted by Minnesota State.

Minnesota State is the fifth largest system of colleges and universities in the nation with 30 state colleges and universities across the state that serve as an essential resource to students, business, and industry.

In addition to requesting its operating budget, Minnesota State is requesting $178 million in new funding for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

FY2018-FY2019 Minnesota State Legislative Request

$178 million in new funding over the next biennium

  • $143 million to support and protect campuses like Winona State University
  • $25 million for critical technology replacements impacting Winona State University
  • $10 million for student incentive grants

Minnesota State FY2018-FY2019 Budget
Minnesota State FY2018-FY2019 Legislative Request Book

Read more about the impact of funding: Winona State University Impact Statement (PDF).