What is PSEO?

The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program allows high school and home-schooled juniors and seniors to earn both high school and college credit for courses completed through a college or university. Metropolitan State University participates in this program.

We invite you to learn more about PSEO and how it can benefit you. Please keep reading.

More About PSEO

Eligibility

  • Seniors must rank in the upper half of their class or have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA or have an ACT composite score of 21 or higher
  • Juniors must rank in the upper third of their class or have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA or have an ACT composite score of 21 or higher
  • Sophomores may explore available courses at other Minnesota State institutions. Metro State does not accept sophomores for the PSEO program.

Application Deadlines

  • Oct 1
    Spring Semester
  • Apr 1
    Fall Semester

All materials must be received by the final deadlines above in order to be considered for admission. These dates also apply to returning PSEO students.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a returning PSEO student, we do not need a new high school transcript. However, we will need the PSEO Program Notice of Student Registration form by the deadline posted above.

How to Apply

  1. Meet With Your High School Counselor

    Make sure the program aligns with your academic goals and abilities and discuss the program with your parent/guardian(s) first. Then arrange a meeting with your high school counselor to start the application process and discuss course selection.

  2. Apply for Undergraduate Admission

    Complete the admissions application online.

  3. Send Transcripts and Registration Form

    Request your official high school transcripts and provide the completed PSEO Program Notice of Student Registration form.

    They can be mailed to:
    Undergraduate Admissions
    Metropolitan State University
    700 East Seventh St.
    Saint Paul, MN 55106

    Or sent electronically to: admissions@metrostate.edu

    PLEASE NOTE: If you are a returning PSEO student, we do not need a new high school transcript. However, we will need the PSEO Program Notice of Student Registration form by the deadline posted above.

  4. Once Accepted, Learn About Student Services

    After you receive your letter of admission (provided at the required orientation session) Gateway Student Services is your contact for information about Metropolitan State and services offered to students.

  5. Register for Mandatory PSEO Student Orientation

    PSEO Student Orientation and Registration Session is required. Please save the date of April 11, 2017 for students planning to start Fall Semester 2017.