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Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, Colorado

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Overview

Student Population
19,086
Metropolitan State College of Denver overview
Location Denver, Colorado
Online mscd.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
Metropolitan State College of Denver overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Denver, Colorado, Metropolitan State College of Denver is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,045 prospective students applied, and 10,037 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,045 enrolled in the school.  11,748 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,338 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,236 plus fees of $1,457. Metropolitan State College of Denver is ranked 878 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

3/10
Overall
2/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
3/10
Outcomes
1/10
Value

Metropolitan State College of Denver is rated within the lower 24% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Metropolitan State College of Denver within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
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SAT 870/1090
ACT 14/20
GPA 3.06
Applications Accepted
83.3% 
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Applications Due Jul 19, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Colorado Resident Tuition
$7,236
In State Costs for Metropolitan State College of Denver
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$1,457
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,799
Budget for Other Expenses$6,141
Total One Year Cost$28,033
Out of State Resident Tuition
$22,510
Out of State Costs for Metropolitan State College of Denver
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$1,457
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,799
Budget for Other Expenses$6,141
Total One Year Cost$43,307

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
21% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Metropolitan State College of Denver students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
General Studies 9%
Psychology 8%
English and Literature 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127565 IPEDS survey data for Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Current students may use the Metropolitan State College of Denver GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.