School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Metropolitan State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
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 (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Metropolitan State University is 82.03% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26.10%. The application fees are $20 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate82.03 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.10 %
Graduate Application Fees$20

Tuition & Fees

Metropolitan State's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,394 for Minnesota residents and $9,684 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 3.09% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($9,394).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $10,237 for Minnesota residents and $10,570 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 3.25% compared to the last year's rate.
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$9,394$9,684
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,237$10,570
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 6,294 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,908 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Metropolitan State has 5,488 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 806 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students6,294
Undergraduate Students5,488
Graduate Students806
Online Enrollment1,908

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

Metropolitan State offers 102 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 21 out of the 102 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Metropolitan State
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs102 Programs
Number of online programs21 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of less than 12 weeks
Certificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year
1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification