Metropolitan State University

700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000
Metropolitan State University is a public higher education institution located in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Metropolitan State University awards bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs in more than 28 fields of study and 54 specialties. The school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

This school offers dual credit and distance learning programs. Life experience and Advanced Placement (AP) can be used as credit towards a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (651) 793 -1212 Website: www.metrostate.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 482
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 7,278
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 912
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 97%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 20


Admission Requirements

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

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 243
Accepted 235
Acceptance Rate 97%
Enrolled 71

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 36% Full-time 64% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 14% Full-time 86% Part-time
Student Gender 43% Men 57% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

62% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
14% Black or African American 4% Multiracial
4% Hispanic/Latino 10% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 6% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 49% $ 8,118
Local Grant 36% $3,170
Institutional Grant 0% $ 0
Student Loans 44% $ 4,770

Majors & Degrees


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
Women's Studies - - 3 - -
Ethnic Studies - - 2 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 20 4 -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance - - 26 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 20 4 -

Information Science

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

Communication and Journalism

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Advertising - - 1 - -

Communication and Media Studies

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

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 20 4 -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance - - 26 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 20 4 -

Information Science

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

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 10 - -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 10 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Teacher Education - - 11 - -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 3 - -
Biology Teacher Education - - 4 - -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 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
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - - 16 -
Creative Writing - - 21 16 -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 10 16 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 24 - -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - - 16 -
Creative Writing - - 21 16 -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 10 16 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 32 8 -

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
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - - 16 -
Creative Writing - - 21 16 -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 10 16 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 24 - -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - - 16 -
Creative Writing - - 21 16 -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 10 16 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 32 8 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 38 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics

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

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 241 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

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

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 Police Science 27 - 92 - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 27 - 76 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 105 4 -

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Developmental and Child Psychology - - 9 - -

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 Police Science 27 - 92 - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 27 - 76 - -

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 - - 37 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 1 - -

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - 50 - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

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

Economics

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

Health Professions and Related Programs

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling - - 30 - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Hygiene Hygienist - - 9 - -

Advanced Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Public Health and Education - - - 7 -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Substance Abuse Addiction Counseling - - 30 - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Hygiene Hygienist - - 9 - -

Advanced Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Public Health and Education - - - 7 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Marketing

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

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 32 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 10 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 17 17 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 151 - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration - - 38 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - 2 - -
Operations Management and Supervision - - 1 - -
Non-profit Public Organizational Management - - 1 26 -
Business Administration and Management - - 277 62 -

History

History

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

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