Metropolitan State University of Denver

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Metropolitan State University of Denver Review

Denver, CO, Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
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Career Preparation A
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A
Activities and Groups B
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Metropolitan State University of Denver is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 20,676 students and offering 64 degrees in Denver, CO.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
1,023 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
4
Anthropology
36
Behavioral Sciences
86
Developmental and Child Psychology
124
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
3
History
121
Human Services
97
Linguistics
6
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
108
Philosophy
17
Political Science
47
Psychology
194
Social Work
68
84
Sociology
23
Women's Studies
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
514 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
113
35
Business Administration and Management
180
Economics
23
Finance
61
Marketing/marketing Management
102
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
499 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
1
Communication Sciences and Disorders
10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
1
Education
78
English Language and Literature
113
Foreign Languages and Literatures
41
Health and Physical Education/fitness
150
Music Teacher Education
14
Rhetoric and Composition
66
Special Education and Teaching
25
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
294 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
6
Biochemistry
1
Biology
209
Chemistry
37
Mathematics
38
Physics
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Legal and Law
288 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew
73
Aviation/airway Management and Operations
9
Criminal Justice
206
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Healthcare
285 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems
25
Athletic Training/trainer
13
Health/health Care Administration/management
47
Nutrition Sciences
91
Registered Nurse
109
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
181 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Civil Engineering Technology/technician
30
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
20
Environmental Science
46
Industrial and Product Design
24
Land Use Planning and Management/development
28
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology/technician
33
Surveying Technology/surveying
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Hospitality
146 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
123
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
23
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
137 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
16
Fine Arts
95
Music
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
99 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
28
Management Information Systems
71
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Communication and Media
91 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications
1
Journalism
58
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
32
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
Criminal Justice
Health/health Care Administration/management
Management Information Systems
Registered Nurse
Social Work
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Didactic Program in Dietetics (Department of Health Professions) Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Hospitality Hotels and Restaurants, Class of 2010

we had experiential learning classes. Most of our classes were very hands on with real world situations

Rated January 2016
Alumni
juvenile corrections, Class of 1997

Most instructors work in the field that they teach in

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor's in Criminal Justice, Class of 2002

Many of the instructors in the core courses are actively working in their field. Internships.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Business, Class of 2006

Instructors who have worked in the field, live contacts, Preparation of actual business plans and developement

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Liberal arts, Class of 2015

Alumni groups. Job fairs. Career center

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Criminal Justice, Class of 2004

real-world teachers, career guidance counseling, job placement assistance

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Writing, Class of 2000

Credit based on experience, internships

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Hospitality Hotels and Restaurants, Class of 2010

it doesn't have a strong community, most students commute from different parts of the city.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor's in Criminal Justice, Class of 2002

There are different locations for different courses. When I was in my core courses, the students were a bit more on the mature/older side.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Business, Class of 2006

Slightly older than average. Majority working fulltime and going to school. Motavated.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Criminal Justice, Class of 2004

it's a commuter school, people of all age ranges and places in life, not a lot of sports, more focused on education

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, Class of 2012

Adult learners and minority focused

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
Hospitality Hotels and Restaurants, Class of 2010

the classrooms are good, small class sizes. I never went to the dorms or dining halls or computer labs

Rated January 2016
Alumni
juvenile corrections, Class of 1997

It is a college for working adults--no dorms, dining halls; classrooms are in various locations

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor's in Criminal Justice, Class of 2002

My core courses were held in an building that used to be offices. The main campus was very comfortable.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Liberal arts, Class of 2015

Mostly new or under works to be updated

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Criminal Justice, Class of 2004

no real dorms that i am aware of, although there was student housing availble. classrooms and cafeterias and common areas were sufficient

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 2010

very low tech computer labs, no dorms, classrooms are being improved constantly. new biology build, aviation dept, etc.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Writing, Class of 2000

Computer labs and a small library, access to bigger libraries

Rated January 2016
B Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 9 Reviews
Alumni
juvenile corrections, Class of 1997

There are no real activities that I know of--no sports, etc.; may be some clubs or something

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Liberal arts, Class of 2015

Screenplay readings, art shows, parenting group

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Criminal Justice, Class of 2004

I was working full time and going to school full time, i did not participate much in outside activities

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA, Class of 2012

Commuter school so not a typical university

Rated January 2016
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