Metropolitan State University of Denver

country rank  498
world rank  1271

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University Overview

Established in 1965, Metropolitan State University of Denver is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Denver (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSUD) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSUD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 55 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. MSUD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym MSUD
Founded 1965
Motto We Educate Colorado
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address Speer Boulevard and Colfax Avenue
Denver
80217-3362 Colorado
United States
Tel +1 (303) 556 5740
Fax +1 (303) 556 5014

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Campus Box 16 Box 173362
Denver 80217-3362
(303) 556 3058

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Metropolitan State University of Denver's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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