Metropolitan State University of Denver Academic Life


The student-faculty ratio at Metropolitan State University of Denver is 20:1, and the school has 34.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Metropolitan State University of Denver include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Psychology; English Language and Literature/Letters; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 20:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution


Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 9%
Psychology 8%
English Language and Literature/Letters 7%
Health Professions and Related Programs 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 66%
4-year graduation rate 6%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data

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