Metropolitan State University of Denver

Speer Blvd And Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80217-3362
Tel: (303)556-3058
Public | 23,326 students
Metropolitan State College Of Denver provides a high-quality, accessible, enriching education that prepares students forsuccessful careers, post-graduate education, and lifelong learning in a multicultural, global, and technological society. Tofulfill its mission, MSCD’s diverse college community engages the community at large in scholarly inquiry, creative activity,and the application of knowledge.

School Overview:

Metropolitan State University of Denver
CountyDenver County, CO
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
823 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment23,326 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
13,589 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
9,737 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
22,976 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
350 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
4%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
15%3%
% Black
4%6%
% White
74%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$5,341$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$17,022$24,744
 
Percent Admitted63%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)450-560450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)440-540460-573
ACT English (25-75%)18-2319-25
ACT Math (25-75%)17-2318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)18-2320-25

School Notes:

  • Established in 1963, the college operates with three schools - the School of Business, the School ofProfessional Studies and the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The college awards bachelor of science, bachelor of artsand bachelor of fine arts degrees. Students choose from 51 majors, 79 minors and 2,800 courses, more than 300 academicoptions, certicates in 30 career fields, and teacher licensure programs in early childhood, elementary, secondary and specialeducation.
  • A fully accredited, four-year institution, Metropolitan State College of Denver serves more than21,000 students. Metro State consistently educates more in-state undergraduates than any other state institution and now hasthe second-largest undergraduate student population in Colorado.
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver is a comprehensive, baccalaureate-degree granting, urban collegethat offers arts and sciences, professional, and business courses and programs to a diverse student population in anatmosphere of mutual respect. Excellence in teaching and learning is MSCD’s primary objective.
  • Metro State is located on the Auraria Campus in the heart of downtown Denver where our studentsexperience urban excitement, convenience and diversity, as well as unmatched cultural and recreational opportunities. It isthe third largest college in the state.
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