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

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  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 B minus

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MSU Denver is a public university located in Denver, Colorado. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,855 undergraduate students. The MSU Denver acceptance rate is 89%. Popular majors include Business, Criminal Justice and Safety Studies, and Research and Experimental Psychology. Graduating 30% of students, MSU Denver alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,100.

About

SPEER BLVD AND COLFAX AVE
DENVER, CO 80217
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

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.

MSU Denver Admissions

Acceptance Rate
89%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1140
ACT Range
18-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$14,195 / 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
$6,912 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 172 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 213 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 213 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
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
40%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 156 responses
  • Diverse, from all walks of life
    51%
  • Dedicated with goals in mind
    19%
  • Unique and Hardworking
    10%
  • Hardworking and kept to themselves
    8%
  • Commuter
    6%
  • Creative thinkers, compassionate people
    3%
  • Focused
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
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. 120 responses

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