Metropolitan State University of Denver: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Metropolitan State University of Denver is a large four-year, public school with 23,385 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1965 and is one of the 25 colleges located in Denver, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are offered at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Metropolitan State University of Denver follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Management, Business, Accounting and Finance, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
65%
The rate of student retention at Metropolitan State University of Denver is relatively low at 65% (close to Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at Metropolitan State University of Denver is reasonably decent, 20:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,100
Average tuition price is fairly high, $16,000 a year. The additional fees at Metropolitan State University of Denver beyond tuition are nearly $1,100; which comes to a total of $17,100 a year.

Read the details about Metropolitan State University of Denver additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
As reported in recent government data, 5,942 applications were submitted and 3,744 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Metropolitan State University of Denver in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Metropolitan State University of Denver provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Metropolitan State University of Denver, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Metropolitan State University of Denver appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Metropolitan State University of Denver Location and Maps



Post Address: Metropolitan State University of Denver, Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80217-3362, USA
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