The top choice for Coloradans—Metropolitan State University of Denver
MSU Denver delivers the best academic value in all of Colorado among the state’s other four-year public colleges and universities. But, our significantly lower tuition rates are only part of MSU Denver’s equation of excellence.
We also boast a wealth of innovative and challenging academic programs taught by knowledgeable and passionate faculty, a rich and diverse student body and a dynamic urban personality.
This is why one in five undergraduate Coloradans choose MSU Denver
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With nearly 24,000 students, we have the second-largest undergraduate population in Colorado, 95 percent of whom are in-state students.
And yet our students tell us that they feel like they’re part of a small school, thanks to our intimate classes, professors with a passion to teach and availability of services like mentoring and advising. You get personal attention, which empowers you to take ownership of your education.
Academic excellence. MSU Denver is a comprehensive, public university granting bachelor’s and master's degrees through its three schools: Business, Professional Studies, and Letters, Arts and Sciences. We offer 55 majors and 90 minors, as well as unique and individualized degree programs that give our students a competitive edge in their careers.
An urban-enriched education. With a campus adjacent to the heart of downtown Denver, the city is our extended campus. Our students experience urban excitement, convenience and diversity, as well as unmatched cultural and recreational opportunities. And, we enroll the highest number of students of color in the state.
Real-world learning. At MSU Denver, we don’t just talk about real-world learning. We live it! Our faculty are expert practitioners in their fields. Our students work while they’re enrolled and many have a significant amount of professional experience to share with you and other classmates.
We are Denver. MSU Denver and its students reflect Denver’s rich mixture of ethnicity, economic background, age and culture. The University’s accessibility is made possible through its location, affordable tuition and financial aid awards.
We educate Colorado.
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