Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, CO

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$8,693

$23,967

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
440
75th
540
25th
430
75th
24
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
20
25th
14
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,037
Declined 2,008
Total Received 12,045
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Public

23,557

undergraduate students

1,014

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 24,571
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

127-acre campus in Denver (population: 704,621); branch campuses in Englewood and Northglenn. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/4
13%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
440
75th
540
25th
430
75th
24
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
20
25th
14

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,037
Declined 2,008
Total Received 12,045

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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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Financial Aid

59%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,178

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,236
Additional fees $1,457
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $10,093
Average Financial Aid - $6,178
Total with Avg. Aid $3,915

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $29,953,599
State $17,061,584
Institutional $7,680,986
Other external $2,654,194
Total $57,350,363

Non-need-based

Federal
State $45,709
Institutional $1,378,397
Other external $361,862
Total $1,785,968
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 303 556-4741
F: 303 556-4927

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, capoeira, cheerleading, cycling, dance, diving, fencing, fishing, football, ice hockey, in-line hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, soccer, squash, swimming, tae kwon do, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, Other.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Communications Technology/Technician.
Computer Science.
Construction Management, General.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Dance, General.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Services Administration.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Industrial and Product Design.
Journalism.
Land Use Planning and Management/Development.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Medical Informatics.
Meeting and Event Planning.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nutrition Sciences.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Restaurant/Food Services Management.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, General.
Systems Engineering.
Technical and Scientific Communication.
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice/criminology
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education

24,571

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

23,557
students

Female
54%
12,717

Male
46%
10,840

4%

1,014
students

Female
76%
770

Male
24%
244

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

58%

13,668
students

Female
53%
7,187

Male
47%
6,481

42%

9,889
students

Female
56%
5,530

Male
44%
4,359

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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