Metropolitan State University Rankings

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In the World#3210 of 14178
In North America#948 of 2629
In the United States#875 of 2528
In Minnesota#27 of 49
In Saint Paul#8 of 10

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
56%
Aid receiving
86%
Undergraduates
6,770
Graduates
822
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Metropolitan State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%53%58%
Applicants1,096366726
Admissions616194420
Freshmen enrolled full time1294980
Freshmen enrolled part time411427

2,318 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,517 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3506 (46%)
Black or African American1716 (23%)
Asian1210 (16%)
Hispanic527 (7%)
Two or more races326 (4%)
Nonresident Alien227 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown34 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native10 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,828
Students receiving aid
86%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,031$8,082
Tuition in-state$7,031$8,082
Tuition out-of-state$14,345$16,164
Fee in-district$1,083$722
Fee in-state$1,083$722
Fee out-of-state$1,083$722

Metropolitan State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General256282
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse20827
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other217
Psychology, General108
Accounting101
Computer Science911
Human Services, General78
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies74
Information Science & Studies64
Information Technology3725
Social Work61
Communication, General55
Marketing & Marketing Management, General48
Finance, General46
Biology & Biological Sciences, General46
Criminal Justice & Police Science45
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling423
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General40
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance30
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management424
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management25
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist24
Elementary Education and Teaching23
Developmental and Child Psychology22
Community Organization and Advocacy21
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing910
Social Sciences, General16
Nursing Science114
English Language and Literature, General12
English & Language Arts Teacher Education11
Chemistry, General11
Philosophy11
Creative Writing11
Early Childhood Education and Teaching10
Economics, General10
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies72
Urban Education and Leadership9
International Business & Trade & Commerce8
Applied Mathematics, General8
History, General7
Playwriting and Screenwriting7
Ethnic Studies7
Social Studies Teacher Education5
Computer Programming & Programmer, General5
Dental Public Health and Education5
Public Administration5
Art & Art Studies, General4
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Biochemistry2
Writing, General2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Women's Studies1
Operations Management and Supervision1
Grand Total1,91916116
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate34%35%33%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
160
Citations
3,376

Publication count by topic

Computer science
58
Psychology
24
Medicine
22
Sociology
14
Political science
11
Engineering
7
Business
6
Biology
4
Mathematics
4
Environmental science
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Computer science24681,381
Psychology2941660
Environmental science3351155
Medicine3367656
Sociology363029
Political science381614
Business422034
Engineering440644
Physics445519
Biology4580214
Mathematics537415

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199912
200020
200106
200219
200358
2004325
2005352
2006589
20077105
200812131
20094150
201010155
20117176
20128226
20138240
201411254
201516300
201611244
201710261
20186254
201912284
20209250

General info

Founded1971
WikipediaMetropolitan State University
MottoWhere life and learning meet
Academic CalendarSeptember to August
Total FTE staff656
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55106-5000
United States
City population285,000
Phone6517931300
Fax+1 (651) 793 1907

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