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Metropolitan State University

700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN

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Metropolitan State University provides a variety of degree programs for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Saint Paul, Minnesota and publically funded. Metropolitan State University has a yearly student enrollment of over seven thousand.

Areas of study available at Metropolitan State University include but are not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Psychology
  • Security And Protective Services

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by admissions staff. More information from the admissions office can be found at metrostate.edu.

Tuition & fees at Metropolitan State University are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs approximately $7,000 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $14,000 for the year. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

Students can take a look at the school's primary portal metrostate.edu to see additional information about the school or request information here to learn more about admissions, degree programs, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Metropolitan State University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Metropolitan State University is around 8,400 students, with undergraduate students making up about 90% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

$14,600

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $6,600-$7,900
    • Out-of-State: $13,000-$16,070
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $220-$260 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $450-$540 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships77%$6,035
Receiving Student Loans33%$5,297
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Metropolitan State University may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Metropolitan State University is approximately 34%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years10%
Graduating in 5 Years11%
Graduating in 6 Years13%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 1998)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 1998)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Metropolitan State University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    100.00%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    92%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    17:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    32

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $3,713