|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
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How hard is it to get into Metropolitan State College of Denver and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Colorado for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,326 out of 13,583 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 74 percent. Metropolitan State College of Denver typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Metropolitan State College of Denver is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||450|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||890|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Metropolitan State College of Denver?
Metropolitan State College of Denver typically prefers applicants to be in the top 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 780. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Colorado for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1110 and Above||Good||>73%|
|1000 to 1110||Avg +||61%-73%|
|890 to 1000||Avg -||48%-61%|
|780 to 890||Reach||35%-48%|
|Less than 780||Low||<35%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Colorado for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Metropolitan State College of Denver.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>73%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||61%-73%|
|17 to 20||Avg -||48%-61%|
|14 to 17||Reach||35%-48%|
|Less than 14||Low||<35%|
What GPA do you need to get into Metropolitan State College of Denver?
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. The school ranks #18 in Colorado for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Metropolitan State College of Denver accepts 61% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
57% of Metropolitan State College of Denver freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||31%||27%|
Applicants have 266 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 19, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Metropolitan State College of Denver is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Metropolitan State College of Denver and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
76% of students submit their SAT scores to Metropolitan State College of Denver. 25% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
61% of those who apply are granted admission to Metropolitan State College of Denver. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1110. 76% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.