High-quality academics have helped MSU Denver become the most popular institution in the state for Colorado undergrads. In fact, hardly a week goes by without students, academic programs and graduates taking home an honor, award or other recognition. See why Coloradans continue to make MSU Denver their choice for a first-class higher education from our success stories below.
MSU Denver received the President’s Award from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver in recognition of supporting the chamber’s leadership programs.
As one of the largest and most advanced collegiate aviation programs in the nation, the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science recently captured the prestigious Loening trophy for the best all-around aviation program in the country.
Metrosphere, MSU Denver’s student literary magazine, earned a Pacemaker Award in 2011 at the Associated Collegiate Press’ annual conference, a top national honor likened to a Pulitzer Prize for student publications.
A first for the program, 100 percent of MSU Denver’s accelerated nursing graduates passed the 2011 National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. They were the only undergraduate nursing cohort in the state to pass the exam at a rate of 100 percent.
Scoring high in the FAA exam, seven graduates of MSU Denver’s Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) were only a mere two points away from scoring the highest average score on the required test. They were bested—barely—by Purdue University.
The Theatre Program is the only higher education institution in the state to have earned accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Theatre.
With a growing student body, MSU Denver’s students and graduates continue to impact the community and maintain strong partnerships with businesses throughout Colorado.
24,000 students, 32% are students of color
Average class size: 22
73 percent of full-time faculty hold doctorate or terminal degrees
Nearly $160 million in scholarships, grants and other financial aid has been awarded to MSU Denver students in 2011-12
More than 1,100 interns a year get job-related experience while in school
76 percent of MSU Denver graduates are employed in fields related to their majors
MSU Denver has 72,000 alumni, and growing!
75 percent of our alumni stay in Colorado after graduation
Our Roadrunners hold six NCAA championships: Two in track (2009), two in women’s soccer (2004 and 2006) and two in men’s basketball (2000 and 2002)
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