Metropolitan State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,114

Avg in-state tuition

$15,428

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,592, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 56%. The university offers 55 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 34%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,114, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $15,428.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

56% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 56%

Retention Rate 77%

Graduation Rate 34%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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59%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

8k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

46%

Black

23%

Asian

16%

Hispanic

7%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

77% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

77%

State Grant Aid

80%

Institution Grant Aid

1%

Pell Grant

77%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,332
State Grant Aid $1,886
Institution Grant Aid $1,593
Pell Grant Aid $3,576
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.