Metropolitan State University

country rank  1026
world rank  3094

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Metropolitan State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of St. Paul (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Metropolitan State University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Metropolitan State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least 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, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1971
Motto Where life and learning meet

University Location

Address 700 E Seventh Street
St. Paul (population range: 250,000-499,999)
55106-5000 Minnesota
United States
T +1 (651) 793 1212
F +1 (651) 793 1907

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 700 East Seventh Street
St. Paul 55106-5000
+1 (651) 793 1300

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Metropolitan State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

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

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018