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Metropolitan State University of Denver

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Rating

Public

Type

24,781

Students

$20,009

Tuition

61%

Acceptance

#476

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Denver, CO

Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80217-3362

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a very large public college located in Denver, CO ranked 18thin Colorado. It has a total of 23,944 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 61.3% acceptance rate. Metropolitan State University of Denver offers 108 different majors and is best known for its alternative medicine, civil engineering technologies, and developmental and child psychology programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 12th, and 15th respectively). With a tuition cost of $6,432 for in-state students and $20,009 for those from out-of-state, Metropolitan State University of Denver is reasonably priced. 32.41% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $40,200 per year, which is 3% less than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$21,728/Year
Above Average

Metropolitan State University of Denver

$21,728

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$23,128/year

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

Pay with Financial Aid

$16,802/year

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

Getting In

61%Acceptance
Less Selective

Metropolitan State University of Denver

61%

National

69%
Sat

890 - 1110

84% of students submit

Admissions Yield

27%

ACT

16 - 23

15% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$25

Students

23,944Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

1,965

Part-Time

300
Male

46%

In-state

83%

Female

54%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

36%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
6% Social Work5% Business Administration and Management, General5% Biology/Biological Sciences, General83% Others

6% Social Work

5% Business Administration and Management, General

5% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

83% Others

Social Work

6%

219 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

5%

181 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5%

175 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

5%

175 Graduates

Accounting

5%

166 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

5%

162 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

5%

160 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

4%

129 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

NaN

Academic Spend per Student

$6,208

Full-time Retention Rate

64%

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

$34,100/Year

Metropolitan State University of Denver

$34,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$34,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$40,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

32%