Metropolitan State University

The Metropolitan State University is a higher education institute that offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide variety of subjects. Here are some of the facts about this university that is essential for study.

Name of the Institution Metropolitan State University
Type of Institution Public University
Location (Contact Details) 700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, Minneapolis, Minnesota – 55106Ph. No. – 651-793-1302
Ownership Government
Accreditation / Affiliation The university is affiliated to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Courses Offered Undergraduate courses in -

  • Accounting & Business
  • Education
  • Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice
  • Nursing & Health Science
  • Human Services & Social Work

Graduation in -

  • Project Management
  • Nursing
  • Urban Secondary Education

Master’s in -

  • Management Information Systems
  • Liberal Studies
  • Business Administration
  • Nursing Entry Level
  • Oral Health Care Practitioner

Doctorate in -

  • Business Administration
  • Nursing Practice


Departments / Branches
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Management
  • Professional Studies
  • Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
  • Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Psychology
Admission Procedure / Eligibility Criteria
  • The applicant must submit the photocopies of previous board examinations passed. Marks should not be less than 50 percentile.
  • TOEFL or IELTS score
  • SAT, ACT or PSAT score
  • GED transcript along with test score
  • GPA score of minimum 2.0. The score sheet must be submitted one month prior to start of the course.
  • Northwest Airlines Pilots’ Wives Club Heart Research Scholarship
  • The Garden Club of America Scholarships
  • 2012 Talbots Scholarship
  • Lukaszewski Family Professional Development Fund
  • Create – A – Greeting – Card Scholarship Contest
  • AFSCME / UNCF / Harvard University LWP Union Scholars Program
  • 2012-13 Metropolitan State University Foundation Privately Funded Scholarships
  • Jared P. Stene Student Leadership Scholarship
  • Army Nurse Corps Association 2012 Memorial Scholarship
  • Liberal Arts and General Studies Undergraduate Academic Award
  • Computer Science and Computer Engineering Academic Award
  • Business Administration Degrees Academic Award
  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Academic Award
  • Nursing and Health Administration Degrees Graduate Level Academic Award
Fee Structure Tuition fees for international students -

  • Graduation – $409.95
  • Post graduation – $623.49

Additional registration fees -

  • Graduation – $10.43
  • Post graduation – $10.43


Established in the Year 1971
Facts & Figures
  • The university that today hosts thousands of resident and international students started operations with a handful of 50 students.
  • The Metropolitan State University occupies the top slot among the 12% US colleges ranked by size.
  • Every student attending the MSU must pay 0.43 percent of his course fees to the Minnesota State University Student Association fund.
  • The number of subjects taught in the university were increased by public demand in the academic session 2009 – 2010 after the university shot up in the ranking list.
Distance Learning Online distance learning courses are imparted in -

  • Public and Nonprofit Administration
  • Nursing
  • Law Enforcement for licensed police officers
  • Business Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Industrial Management
  • Individualized Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Wound, Ostomy and Continence program