St. Cloud State University Academic Tier 1 Member | www.stcloudstate.eduMember since 2008 720 Fourth Avenue South AS-209St. Cloud , MN 56301 320 308-3093 320 308-4716 (fax) Located along the Mississippi River in St. Cloud, Minnesota, St. Cloud State University was founded in 1869 as a normal school and granted university status in 1975. Today, St. Cloud State is the largest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and second largest university in Minnesota.