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Denver, Colorado

Metropolitan State College of Denver Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Metropolitan State College of Denver

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.3%
Admission Difficulty for Metropolitan State College of Denver
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Metropolitan State College of Denver and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate. Last year, 7,349 out of 11,435 applicants were admitted making Metropolitan State College of Denver a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Metropolitan State College of Denver typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Metropolitan State College of Denver SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
1%
SAT Scores for Metropolitan State College of Denver
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for Metropolitan State College of Denver
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Metropolitan State College of Denver?

Metropolitan State College of Denver typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. 1 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Metropolitan State College of Denver admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >75%
1090 to 1200 Avg + 64%-75%
980 to 1090 Avg - 51%-64%
870 to 980 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 870 Low <38%
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Metropolitan State College of Denver ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
91%
ACT Scores for Metropolitan State College of Denver
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Metropolitan State College of Denver
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Metropolitan State College of Denver?

Admission data indicates that Metropolitan State College of Denver regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Metropolitan State College of Denver admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >77%
19 to 22 Avg + 64%-77%
17 to 19 Avg - 54%-64%
15 to 17 Reach 43%-54%
Less than 15 Low <43%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.96
Typical High School Grades
B-

You can get into Metropolitan State College of Denver with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Metropolitan State College of Denver was 2.96 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Metropolitan State College of Denver accepts 64% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Metropolitan State College of Denver students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 9% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Good
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 30% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 19% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

57% of Metropolitan State College of Denver freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Metropolitan State College of Denver students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 7%
Top 25% of class 22%
Top 50% of class 57%
Bottom 50% of class 43%
Bottom 25% of class 12%

Admission Statistics

Metropolitan State College of Denver admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,755 4,680 11,435
Accepted 4,375 2,974 7,349
Acceptance Rate 65% 64% 64%
Enrolled 1,281 1,128 2,409
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 38% 33%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Metropolitan State College of Denver and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Metropolitan State College of Denver Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Metropolitan State College of Denver
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

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