Metropolitan State University

country rank  1000
world rank  2840

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Established in 1971, Metropolitan State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Saint Paul (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Metropolitan State University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Metropolitan State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 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. Metropolitan State University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1971
Motto Where life and learning meet

University Location

Address 700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul
55106-5000 Minnesota
United States
Tel +1 (651) 793 1300
Fax +1 (651) 793 1907

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
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Asian American, Native American or Pacific Islander-serving Institution
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 neither required nor 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 50-60%
Admission Office 700 East Seventh Street
St. Paul 55106-5000
(651) 793 1300

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Metropolitan State University's Library
Metropolitan State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 45,353 physical volumes, 3,596 physical media, 35,291 digital/electronic medium and 218 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MNSCU)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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