Tuition & Fees

$7,352

$20,149

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,641
Declined + 2,587
Total Received 7,228
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Public

19,940

undergraduate students

534

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
16%
500-599
36%
400-499
40%
300-399
6%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
40%
400-499
36%
300-399
14%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
16%
18-23
48%
12-17
29%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
40%
12-17
38%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
56%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

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

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 20,474
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)

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127-acre campus in Denver (population: 693,060); 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
5%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
52%
Bottom 1/2
48%
Bottom 1/4
15%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
16%
500-599
36%
400-499
40%
300-399
6%
200-299
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
40%
400-499
36%
300-399
14%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
16%
18-23
48%
12-17
29%
6-11
3%
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
40%
12-17
38%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
17%
18-23
56%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,641
Declined + 2,587
Total Received 7,228

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 $6,062
Additional fees $1,290
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $8,752
Average Financial Aid - $8,590
Total with Avg. Aid $162

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,590

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $26,525,270
State $15,355,879
Institutional $6,889,232
Other external $1,609,002
Total $50,379,383

Non-need-based

Federal $1,864
State $76,405
Institutional $582,607
Other external $335,660
Total $996,536

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
Advanced Manufacturing Sciences
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Geology
Art
Art History
Art/History/Theory/Criticism
Athletic Training
Aviation Management
Aviation Technologies
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Biology
Brew Pub Operations
Brewery Operations
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chicano Studies
Civil Engineering Technology
Communication Design
Computer Information Systems/Management Science
Computer Science
Construction Project Management
Criminal Justice/Criminology
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Event/Meeting Management
Finance
Geography
Geospatial Sciences
Global Business Studies
Health Administration
Health Care Information Systems
Health Care Management
History
Hospitality/Meeting/Travel Administration
Human Development
Human Nutrition/Dietetics
Human Performance/Sport
Human Services
Individualized Degree
Industrial Design
Integrative Health Care
International Business
Journalism
K-12 Physical Education
Land Use
Leisure Studies
Linguistics
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Meteorology
Modern Foreign Languages
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Accountancy
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Communications
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Teaching
Technical Communications
Theatre
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

97%

19,940
students

Female
54%
10,687

Male
46%
9,253

Graduate

3%

534
students

Female
75%
401

Male
25%
133

undergraduateFull-time

62%

12,483
students

Female
54%
6,620

Male
46%
5,863

undergraduatePart-time

38%

7,457
students

Female
55%
4,067

Male
45%
3,390

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
24%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

86%

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
  • Other
  • 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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