School Overview

Metropolitan State University is a Public, 4 years college located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Metropolitan State ranked 27th in Minnesota Colleges and 102nd in Federal Region V.
It has a total enrollment of 7,552 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. Metropolitan State's acceptance rate is 66.62% last year (undergraduate school).
Metropolitan State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
Address700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Metropolitan State University is 66.62% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 30.72%. The application fees are $20 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate66.62 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.72 %
Graduate Application Fees$20

Tuition & Fees

Metropolitan State's 2022 tuition & fees is $8,249 for Minnesota residents and $9,395 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $9,147 for Minnesota residents and $10,237 for out-of-students.
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,249$9,395
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,147$10,237
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 7,552 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 6,078 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Metropolitan State has 6,649 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 903 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students7,552
Undergraduate Students6,649
Graduate Students903
Online Enrollment6,078

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs102 Programs
Number of online programs21 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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