Metropolitan State University

Address:
700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000
Phone:
651-793-1212
Website:
http://www.metrostate.edu
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About Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State University is classified as a college or university with a medium-sized master’s program. Colleges and universities with a medium-sized master’s program typically award between 100 and 199 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate6,607
 Graduate747
 Total7,354
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2526%
 % 25 and Over71%
 % Age Unknown3%
Attendance Type% Full-time36%
 % Part-time64%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.8%
 % Black11.8%
 % Asian8.6%
 % Latino4.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown4.4%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesNO
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal204
 % Admitted100%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled19%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 Graduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,923
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$11,777
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid93%
 % Undergraduates with Loans38%
 % Undergraduates with Grants76%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,500
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,920
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,140
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,140

Neighborhood Data for the Saint Paul Area

Median Age30.9
Median Household Income$45,939
Total Population283,991
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.4% 51.6%
 Age 0-950.6%49.4%
 Age 10-1750.4%49.6%
 Age 18-2447.5%52.5%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3950.3%49.7%
 40+48.0%52.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.6%
 % Black15.0%
 % Asian14.7%
 % Latino9.8%
 % Native American1.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,920
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$709
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50034.2%21.5%8.9%
 $500 to $74950.1%44.6%0.0%
 $750 to $99911.1%24.2%46.6%
 Over $10004.6%9.7%28.0%
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