Metropolitan State University of Denver

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, CO
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
19,666
total students
Tuition Cost $6,062 | $18,859
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $8,590
July 1
fall application deadline
64%
acceptance rate
Minimally Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
507
sat math
515
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
20
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Meeting and Event Planning
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Restaurant/Food Services Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Nutrition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Foreign Languages and Literatures
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Modern Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Alternative and Complementary Medicine Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Informatics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Services Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Behavioral Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Land Use Planning and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Developmental and Child Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Transportation and materials moving
    • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Aviation/Airway Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial and Product Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied11,435
    • Accepted7,348
    • Acceptance Rate64%
    • Enrolled19,666
    • Female Applicants6,755
    • Females Accepted4,374
    • Female Acceptance Rate64%
    • Male Applicants4,680
    • Males Accepted2,974
    • Male Acceptance Rate63%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $25
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.97
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen July 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 515 460 570
    • SAT Math 507 440 560
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 20 17 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,062
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,859
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,290
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionSenior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$8,590
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$7,181
    • Average Loan Aid:$4,013
    • Average Grant Aid:$2,380
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$6,515
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:91%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 57%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 3%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students19,666
    • Male Student Percentage47%
    • Female Student Percentage53%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino26.61%
    • Black or African American6.19%
    • White or Caucasian54.35%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.5%
    • Asian4.07%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.29%
    • Two or more races4.51%
    • Unknown or International Student2.83%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students4% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball No Division 2 Yes
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes No No
    • Basketball No Division 2 Yes
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 2 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Soccer No Division 2 Yes
    • Softball No Division 2 Yes
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Tennis No Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty1,449
    • Full-time Percentage39%
    • Part-time Percentage61%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 14,969 students to 858 faculty

Location & Contact

890 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204
United States

Associate Director of Admissions

Phone: 303-556-2615

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