Metropolitan State University

St. Paul, MN

Metropolitan State University

St. Paul, MN

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Tuition & Fees

$8,249

$15,673

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 549
Declined 338
Total Received 887
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Public

9,166

undergraduate students

1,046

graduate students

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School Facts

Metropolitan State University, founded in 1971, is a public university primarily serving working adults in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Its main campus is located in St. Paul, MN.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,212
Established in 1971
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

Urban campus in St. Paul (population 306,621). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Metropolitan State University
700 East Seventh Street
St. Paul, MN
55106

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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) June 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 549
Declined 338
Total Received 887

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$3,892

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,136
Additional fees $1,113
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $9,749
Average Financial Aid - $3,892
Total with Avg. Aid $5,857

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Financial Aid Office


P: 651 793-1414
F: 651 793-1410
financial.management@metrostate.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Advertising. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes
Computational Science. yes
Computer Programming/Programmer, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes
Dental Public Health and Education. yes
Developmental and Child Psychology. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Finance, General. yes
General Studies. yes
History, General. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes yes
Nursing Science. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Philosophy. yes
Playwriting and Screenwriting. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes yes
Women's Studies. yes
Writing, General. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

10,212

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

9,166
students

Female
59%
5,396

Male
41%
3,770

10%

1,046
students

Female
59%
620

Male
41%
426

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

38%

3,512
students

Female
57%
2,011

Male
43%
1,501

62%

5,654
students

Female
60%
3,385

Male
40%
2,269

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
22%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
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

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
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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