Metropolitan State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Metropolitan State University is a medium four-year, public school with 8,530 students enrolled. This school was established in 1971 and is one of the 15 colleges and schools located in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Metropolitan State University will give you the option to get a 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Metropolitan State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, General Studies, Accounting and Finance, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important 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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
69%
The rate of student retention at Metropolitan State University is relatively low at 69% (close to Minnesota average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Metropolitan State University is very low - 14%. Approximately 45% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Metropolitan State University is decent, 16:1. Learn more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,400
Average tuition costs are slightly high, about $13,000 a year. The additional fees at Metropolitan State University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $400, which comes to a total of $13,400 a year.

Read the details about Metropolitan State University 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
100%
According to government data, 280 applications were submitted and 280 were accepted; so it is very easy to get admitted at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Metropolitan State University is $20.00. The graduate application fee is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Metropolitan State University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (651) 793-1212 or check Metropolitan State University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Metropolitan State University provides a distance education program.

At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Metropolitan State University.

Based on the college crime data, Metropolitan State University appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Metropolitan State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Metropolitan State University, 700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000, USA
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