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

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  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+

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Metropolitan State Denver is a public university located in Denver, Colorado. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,250 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Metropolitan State Denver acceptance rate is 61%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Research and Experimental Psychology. Graduating 28% of students, Metropolitan State Denver alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,100.

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DENVER, CO 80217
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Metropolitan State University of Denver Rankings

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Metropolitan State Denver Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
890-1110
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,067 / 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
$6,228 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
70%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
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. 196 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 196 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,250 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,944
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 139 responses
  • Diverse, from all walks of life
    53%
  • Dedicated with goals in mind
    19%
  • 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
28%
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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