Metropolitan State University

Acceptance Rate 82.03 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $9,684
Student Population 6,914
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,778
Graduation Rate 38 %

Academic Overview

Metropolitan State University is a public, four-years institute located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,394 for Minnesota residents and $9,684 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $10,237 for Minnesota residents and $10,570 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,914 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82.03% and the graduation rate is 38% last year.
The salary after graduation from Metropolitan State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $51,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Metropolitan State's tuition & fees is $9,394 for Minnesota residents and $9,684 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $10,237 for in-state students and $10,570 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Metropolitan State. The acceptance rate of Metropolitan State is 82.03% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26.10%. The average graduation rate is 38% and the transfer-out rate is 30%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,778 and 83% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,914 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Metropolitan State University is 82.03 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Metropolitan State University is 38 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Metropolitan State University is 30 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Metropolitan State University is 65 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Metropolitan State University is 6,914
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Metropolitan State University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,778 at Metropolitan State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000
Online Applicationhttps://www.metrostate.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.metrostate.edu/finances/aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.minnstate.edu/admissions/calculator/metrostate.html
Veterans Tuitionwww.metrostate.edu/students/support/veterans/va-educational-benefits
Disability Servicewww.metrostate.edu/accessibility

Offered Degrees

Metropolitan State offers 102 major programs through online and on-site education where 21 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)20
Doctorate (Practical)10
Less Than 12 Weeks Certificate11
Less Than 1 Year Certificate71
1-2 Years Certificate10
Post-Bachelor's Certificate147

Special Learning Opportunities

Metropolitan State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Metropolitan State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges