Tuition & Fees

$9,150

$24,424

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
46%
400-499
34%
300-399
10%
30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
37%
12-17
39%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
52%
12-17
25%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,992
Declined + 5,450
Total Received 13,442
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Public

19,437

undergraduate students

755

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 4505
ACT 0519

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Location

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 20,192
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Denver, CO

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
42%
400-499
38%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
46%
400-499
34%
300-399
10%
30-36
5%
24-29
19%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
37%
12-17
39%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
52%
12-17
25%

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

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,992
Declined + 5,450
Total Received 13,442

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
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

Financial Aid

48%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,249

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,236
Additional fees $1,914
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $10,550
Average Financial Aid - $9,249
Total with Avg. Aid $1,301

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Thad Spaulding
Executive Director, Financial Aid & Scholarships
tspauld1@msudenver.edu

Varsity Sports

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

G. Anthony Grant (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

20,192

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

19,437
students

Female
53%
10,353

Male
47%
9,084

4%

755
students

Female
77%
582

Male
23%
173

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

12,673
students

Female
53%
6,705

Male
47%
5,968

35%

6,764
students

Female
54%
3,648

Male
46%
3,116

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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
28%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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 Required of Some

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

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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