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Metropolitan State University

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Rating

Public

Type

10,575

Students

$14,345

Tuition

56%

Acceptance

#892

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Saint Paul, MN

700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

Metropolitan State University is a mid-sized public institution located in Saint Paul, MN ranked 23rd in Minnesota. It has a total of 9,462 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 56.2% of applicants. Metropolitan State University offers 83 different majors and is best known for its Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling, Playwriting and Screenwriting, and Ethnic Studies programs (nationally ranked 8th, 10th, and 14th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,031 for in-state students and $14,345 for those from out-of-state, Metropolitan State University is reasonably priced. 39.82% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $48,200 per year, which is 16% above the national median.
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Cost

$15,428
Above Average

Metropolitan State University

$15,428

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$16,928

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$12,436

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

56%Acceptance
Average

Metropolitan State University

56%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

28%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Recommended

Application Fee

$0

Students

9,462Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

73%

Part-Time

27%
Male

42%

In-state

83%

Female

58%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

60%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% Business Administration and Management, General11% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse10% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other65% Others

14% Business Administration and Management, General

11% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

10% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

65% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

14%

293 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

11%

235 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

10%

217 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

108 Graduates

Accounting

5%

101 Graduates

Computer Science

4%

92 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

4%

78 Graduates

Human Services, General

4%

78 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors15:115:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

15

Number of Library Books

49,417

Academic Spend per Student

$6,052

Full-time Retention Rate

69%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$42,100/Year

Metropolitan State University

$42,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$42,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

39%