Tuition & Fees

$6,930

$20,096

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,913
Declined + 2,082
Total Received 5,995
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Public

20,186

undergraduate students

490

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
34%
400-499
48%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
34%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
30-36
4%
24-29
19%
18-23
51%
12-17
24%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
42%
12-17
33%
30-36
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
60%
12-17
19%
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School Facts

Metropolitan State, founded in 1963, is a multipurpose, public college. Its 175-acre campus is located in Denver.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 20,676
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Denver, CO

127-acre campus in Denver (population: 649,495); branch campuses in Englewood and Northglenn. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

Metropolitan State University of Denver
1201 Fifth Street
Denver, CO 80217-3362

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
50%
Bottom 1/2
50%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
34%
400-499
48%
300-399
6%
700-800
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
34%
400-499
46%
300-399
6%
30-36
4%
24-29
19%
18-23
51%
12-17
24%
6-11
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
42%
12-17
33%
30-36
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
60%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,913
Declined + 2,082
Total Received 5,995

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Vaughn Toland
Director of Admissions and Outreach
P: 303 556-3058
F: 303 556-6345
askmetro@msudenver.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,693
Additional fees $1,237
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $8,130
Average Financial Aid - $8,602
Total with Avg. Aid $-472

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,602

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $29,470,840
State $13,724,589
Institutional $8,456,193
Other external $1,915,433
Total $53,567,055

Non-need-based

Federal $7,050
State $147,250
Institutional $1,416,121
Other external $375,859
Total $1,946,280

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
Roadrunners
School colors
navy blue and red
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Aviation Management
Aviation Technologies
Behavioral Sciences
Biology
Chemistry
Chicano Studies
Civil Engineering Technology
Computer Information Systems/Management Science
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Criminology
Economics
Electrical Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Science
Finance
Health Care Management
History
Hospitality/Meeting/Travel Administration
Human Performance/Sport
Human Services
Industrial Design
Industrial/Technical Studies
Journalism
Land Use
Leisure Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Meteorology
Modern Foreign Languages
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Accountancy
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Communications
Surveying/Mapping
Teaching
Technical Communications
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Undergraduate

98%

20,186
students

Female
53%
10,790

Male
47%
9,396

Graduate

2%

490
students

Female
72%
355

Male
28%
135

undergraduateFull-time

60%

12,313
students

Female
53%
6,470

Male
47%
5,843

undergraduatePart-time

40%

7,873
students

Female
55%
4,320

Male
45%
3,553

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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