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Metropolitan State University of Denver
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  • 4 Year
  • DENVER, CO

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

SPEER BLVD AND COLFAX AVE
DENVER, CO 80217
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
From Metropolitan State University of Denver

Whether you’re beginning an undergrad degree or continuing your studies in a graduate program, MSU Denver meets you wherever you are. From philosophy to literature, health care, brewing science, and even an option to create your own degree, your future can be whatever you want it to be. Innovative, hands-on learning at an affordable price is not a radical idea, it’s what we’re all about. Our faculty are industry icons and nationally recognized experts whose passion for teaching connects you to expansive networks and careers. Located in the heart of downtown Denver and less than an hour from the Rocky Mountains, the Auraria Campus is a launchpad for all that Colorado has to offer. Over 100,000 Roadrunner alumni have reimagined their lives through our career-ready programs taught by industry professionals.

Reimagine what’s possible through the power of access, diversity, excellence, and innovation. So, how will you start your possible?

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Metropolitan State University of Denver Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
83%
SAT Range
870-1090
ACT Range
14-20
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$13,563 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,150 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
77%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 163 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 201 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 201 responses

Majors

Engineering Programs at MSU Denver

The Department of Engineering and Engineering Technology at MSU Denver offers a selection of undergraduate degrees to fulfill your curiosity and maximize your career opportunities. From Environmental Engineering to Computer Engineering, the demand for skilled engineers dedicated to solving humanity’s most dire problems, including climate change and crumbling infrastructure, will continue to grow.

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    40%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,855 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,541
Undergrads Over 25
37%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 144 responses
  • Diverse, from all walks of life
    52%
  • Dedicated with goals in mind
    18%
  • Unique and Hardworking
    9%
  • Hardworking and kept to themselves
    8%
  • Commuter
    6%
  • Creative thinkers, compassionate people
    2%
  • Focused
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 117 responses

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