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Metropolitan State University

Saint Paul, MN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State University Overview

Metropolitan State University is a public, state school in the urban setting of Saint Paul, Minnesota. Metropolitan State University was founded in 1971 and the school presently has around 6,649 students per year, which includes 6,649 undergraduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 1.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Metropolitan State University!

Interested in music or performing? At Metropolitan State University you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Metropolitan State University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Metropolitan State University does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Metropolitan State University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Metropolitan State University on the Student Life page.

2022 Metropolitan State University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $8,571
Out-of-State $11,515

Is Metropolitan State University a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what Metropolitan State University offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Metropolitan State University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 60% of students who start at Metropolitan State University return for their second year of college. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Metropolitan State University Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Metropolitan State University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Metropolitan State University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Metropolitan State University's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Metropolitan State University.

Based on this information, is Metropolitan State University the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Metropolitan State University a good school for you?

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Where is Metropolitan State University?

Metropolitan State University is located in the urban setting of Saint Paul, Minnesota, in the suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

If you are interested in seeing Metropolitan State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 94 to Saint Paul, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Metropolitan State University and Saint Paul are like without leaving home.

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College Info

700 East Seventh Street Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

Campus Setting: Urban

Metropolitan State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Metropolitan State University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Metropolitan State University is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Metropolitan State University ACT Scores

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Metropolitan State University SAT Scores

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Metropolitan State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$10,895

In State

$19,744

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$9,395
$18,244
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
$1,500
$1,500

Student Life

Wondering what life at Metropolitan State University is like? There are approximately 6,649 students enrolled at Metropolitan State University. 43% percent of students attend school full-time.

43%

Full Time

49%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,649

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,395

Out-of-State

$18,244

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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