Metropolitan State College of Denver

Metropolitan State College of Denver Admissions and School Info

Located in Denver Colorado, the Metropolitan State College of Denver is an undergraduate college. The college has certificate programs and bachelor's degree programs.

General Information About the Metropolitan State College of Denver

The Metropolitan State College of Denver (Metro State) was established in 1965. The main campus is called the Auraria Campus and is located in downtown Denver. There are also additional campuses in Northglenn and Greenwood Village, CO.

With over 22,000 students, Metro State is one of the largest four-year undergraduate colleges nationwide and only has an average class size of only 19 students. There are 54 majors, 82 minors and 41 certificate programs available through the three schools of study.

Admissions and Enrollment

Eligible students have to be a minimum of 16 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Prospective freshmen are to complete his or her Higher Education Admissions Requirements (HEAR) and are to submit there SAT or ACT and scores as well as his or her GPA through the Office of Admissions. Freshmen admissions requirements vary based on current age of students. Transfer students are eligible for admission regardless of GPA and test scores.

Schools at the Metropolitan State College of Denver

School of Business

The School of Business has two bachelor's degree programs, four certificate programs and six majors. Students majoring in economics graduate with a Bachelor of Arts. Students majoring in accounting, management, computer information systems, or finance marketing graduate with a Bachelor of Science in his or her major. In addition to being able to take courses at all three campuses, the School of Business also offers degree programs online.

School of Letters, Arts and Science

This school is the largest at Metro State and has 18 departments including, art, math, music, psychology and theatre. Prospective students can chose from 11 certificate, 40 minors and 36 different majors. Depending on the type of academic program student will graduate with a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts in there select major. In addition to specific programs, students also have the option of choosing a major and creating his or her own personalized degree program through, the Center for Individualized Learning.

School of Professional Studies

The School of Professional Studies is designed to educate career-minded students in a specific degree program in a professional working field. Graduates can become, police officers, hotel managers, chefs or pilots. There are also graduate programs such as law, mental health and education, designed for those who want to pursue post-graduate programs. In addition to course specific programs the school also has a general studies program. All students graduate with a certificate or bachelor's degree in his or her respective field.

Contact Information

  • Address: 1734 Wazee St, Denver, CO 80202
  • Phone Number: (303) 556-5300