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:
- Make sure that the program aligns with your academic goals and abilities:
- Arrange a conference with your high school counselor to start the application process and discuss class registration
- Discuss this decision with your parents
- Complete the PSEO Program Notice of Student Registration form
- Apply to Metropolitan State University
- Complete the undergraduate application for admission
- Submit your official high school transcript
- Submit the completed PSEO Program Notice of Student Registration form.
- Wait for a decision letter and next steps from the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
Want to learn more about PSEO & Metropolitan State? You can:
- Read PSEO FAQs
- For more information about the admissions process, contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office