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The Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program is the program established by Minnesota State Statutes 124D.09 to "promote rigorous educational pursuits and provide a wider variety of options for students." Through PSEO, Senior, Junior and Sophomore high school students may earn both secondary and postsecondary credit for college or university courses completed on a college or university campus, at a high school, or at another location. Metropolitan State is an active participant in this program.

  • Seniors must rank in the upper half of their class or have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Juniors must be in the upper third of their class or have at least a 3.25 GPA
  • Sophomores must have passed the Eighth Grade Reading Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) with a "Meets the Standards" indicator

Application deadline dates:

  • Fall semester - June 30
  • Spring semester - November 15

Steps to the PSEO program at Metropolitan State University:

  1. Make sure that the program aligns with your academic goals and abilities:
    1. Arrange a conference with your high school counselor to start the application process and discuss class registration
    2. Discuss this decision with your parents
    3. Complete the PSEO Program Notice of Student Registration form
  2. Apply to Metropolitan State University
    1. Complete the undergraduate application for admission
    2. Submit your official high school transcript
    3. Submit the completed PSEO Program Notice of Student Registration form.
  3. Wait for a decision letter and next steps from the Undergraduate Admissions Office.

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