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

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

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

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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-preparatory 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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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