Metropolitan State College of Denver

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80217-3362
Metropolitan State College of Denver (also known as Metro State or MSU) is a public education institution located in Denver, Colorado. It recently gained university accreditation and is now called the Metropolitan State University of Denver. The university boasts one of the highest undergraduate enrollment totals for colleges in Colorado, offering over 50 majors and 90 minors in fields such as science and liberal arts programs as well as programs in aviation, business, teacher education, and criminal justice.

The school is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and The Higher Learning Commission, and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Art and Design - Commission on Accreditation.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Life experience and Advanced Placement (AP) can be used as credit towards a degree and on-campus day care is provided.

Metropolitan State University of Denver has one of the largest enrollments of undergraduates in Colorado.


General Information

Main Phone: (303) 556 -3058 Website: www.mscd.edu/
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,134
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 23,550
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 259
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 70%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 25


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 460 570
SAT Math 450 570
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 17 23
ACT Math 17 23

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 6,282
Accepted 4,401
Acceptance Rate 70%
Enrolled 2,105

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 60% Full-time 40% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 63% Full-time 37% Part-time
Student Gender 46% Men 54% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

63% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
6% Black or African American 3% Multiracial
18% Hispanic/Latino 3% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 6% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 51% $ 7,107
Local Grant 36% $3,802
Institutional Grant 12% $ 1,889
Student Loans 45% $ 5,299

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 22 - -

Natural Resources Management and Policy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Land Use Planning and Development - - 30 - -

Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
African-american Black Studies - - 2 - -
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american Studies - - 6 - -
Women's Studies - - 0 - -

Communication and Journalism

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 64 - -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations and Advertising - - 26 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 27 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Teacher Education - - 13 - -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - 19 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 39 - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician - - 21 - -

Civil Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering Technology Technician - - 16 - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician - - 13 - -

Engineering-related Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Surveying Technology Surveying - - 6 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rhetoric and Composition - - 100 - -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 126 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 42 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 149 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 100 - -

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies - - 12 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Behavioral Sciences - - 157 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 83 - -

Nutrition Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Nutrition Sciences - - 31 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 21 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 19 - -

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology - - 7 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 4 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 159 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 54 - -

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - 75 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 147 - -

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Developmental and Child Psychology - - 79 - -

Social Sciences

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 30 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 55 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 19 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 23 - -

Transportation and Materials Moving

Air Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Airline Commercial Professional Pilot and Flight Crew - - 80 - -
Aviation Airway Management and Operations - - 9 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 42 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 2 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 42 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 2 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 105 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 72 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 67 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 85 - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management - - 71 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 152 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 170 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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