Metropolitan State College of Denver Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Metropolitan State College of Denver
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into Metropolitan State College of Denver and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Colorado for lowest rate of acceptance. 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
Applicants Submitting SAT1%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||500|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. The school ranks #14 in Colorado for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Metropolitan State College of Denver ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT91%
|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||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. The school ranks #15 in Colorado for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Metropolitan State College of Denver.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA2.96
Typical High School GradesB-
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 64% 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|
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)||29%||38%||33%|
Applications are DueJul 1, 2020
Days left to Apply207
Applicants have 207 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Metropolitan State College of Denver before the Jul 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
What are the requirements for admission to Metropolitan State College of Denver and what considerations affect 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.