19,666
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,130
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
64
7348/11435
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a Comprehensive institution located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 890 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO  80204
United States
Contact Associate Director of Admissions
Phone: 303-556-2615

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Meeting And Event Planning Checkmark
Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Related Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Nutrition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Modern Languages Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Alternative And Complementary Medicine Related Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Medical Informatics Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Land Use Planning And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Meteorology Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Fire Services Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,435
Applied
7,348
Accepted
19,666
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

6,755
Females Applied
4,374
Females Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,680
Males Applied
2,974
Males Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.97
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 515 460 570
SAT Math 507 440 560
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,245
In-state
19,426
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,421
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

9,130
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,475
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,089
Avg. Loan Aid
1,779
Avg. Grant Aid
6,697
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

19,666
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 26.61%
Black or African American 6.19%
White or Caucasian 54.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 4.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.29%
Two or more races 4.51%
Other 2.83%

Gender

Male (46.65%)
Female (53.35%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Marching band Checkmark
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Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

1,449
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 562
Part-time - 887
Male - 681
Female - 768