Metropolitan State University of Denver (2024)

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Overall Niche Grade

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  1. Academics

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  2. Value

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  3. Diversity

    gradeB+

  4. Campus

    gradeA

  5. Athletics

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  6. Party Scene

    gradeB

  7. Professors

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  8. Location

    gradeA+

  9. Dorms

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  10. Campus Food

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  11. Student Life

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  12. Safety

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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 98%. Popular majors include Research and Experimental Psychology, Business, and Biology. Graduating 29% of students, MSU Denver alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,100.

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About MSU Denver...

  • Common App Accepted
  • Hispanic-Serving Institution
  • No Application Fee
  • Public College
  • SAT/ACT Optional
  • Some Online Degrees

Athletic Division

NCAA Division II (without football)

Athletic Conference

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

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Metropolitan State University of Denver Rankings

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MSU Denver Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98%

Application Deadline

Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

SAT Range

910-1130

ACT Range

16-23

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

$14,805/ 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

$5,930/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

100%

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Academics

Professors

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Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.

Student Faculty Ratio

16:1

Evening Degree Programs

Yes

78%

of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.175 responses

63%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.216 responses

62%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.216 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Research and Experimental Psychology

    239 Graduates

  • Business

    184 Graduates

  • Biology

    180 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Safety Studies

    157 Graduates

  • Accounting

    117 Graduates

  • Marketing

    112 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Humanities

    100 Graduates

  • Nursing

    97 Graduates

  • Aeronautics and Aviation Technology

    95 Graduates

  • Social Work and Youth Services

    95 Graduates

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Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

1

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

1

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    40%

  • On Campus

    54%

  • Online

    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

9,855Undergrads

Part-Time Undergrads

6,541

Undergrads Over 25

37%

Pell Grant

41%

Varsity Athletes

3%

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?

Based on

159 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

    3%

  • Focused

    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$40,200/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

29%

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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