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Study at Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State University is a four-year, public university located in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, United States. It was established in 1971. Metropolitan State is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU). The university enrolls more than 9, 000 students per semester. It offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. Metropolitan State is organized into the following:

  • First College
  • The College of Arts and Sciences
  • The College of Management
  • The College of Professional Studies
  • The School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
  • The School of Nursing
There are many student-run clubs and organizations on campus including the African American Student Association (AASA), Human Services Club, and TRIO Student Union. The Metropolitan is the award-winning student newspaper of Metropolitan State University.

Profile of Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State is located in Saint Paul, MN (a large city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Metropolitan State is the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in business and management and security and law enforcement.

Metropolitan State Selectivity

Metropolitan State does not offer open admission.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Metropolitan State had 6, 802 enrolled students in 2007. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life

A lot of students at Metropolitan State attend part-time.

Metropolitan State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management522business management, accounting, MIS, marketing, finance, human resources, international business, business and related services, . . .
Liberal Arts355general studies, technical and business writing, social services, English composition, English, liberal arts and sciences, history, women's studies, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement148criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine115registered nursing, community nurse
Therapy and Counselling91psychology, substance abuse Counselling, child psychology
Family and Social Work87human services, social work, public administration
Computer Science and Engineering69information science, computer science, computer security, systems analyst
Education and Teaching31kindergarten/preschool teaching, social studies teaching, English teaching, biology teaching, elementary school teaching, math teaching
Media26communication studies, advertising
Transportation11aviation operations
Drama and Performing Arts7playwriting and screenwriting, drama
Mathematics6applied mathematics
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy
Hospitality0hospitality management
office and Administration0office management
Cooking and Culinary Arts0chef training

Contact: Metropolitan State

Metropolitan State University

700 E Seventh St

Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000

General Phone: (651) 793-1212


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