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First-time freshmen

New students are high school graduates or students with no prior college classes or students who have attempted fewer than 16 college level semester credits. All transcripts for advanced placement courses and official test scores must be sent to Metropolitan State University from CollegeBoard prior to enrolling.

Consideration for freshman admission will be based on one or all of the following criteria:

  • High school class rank in the upper 50th percentile
  • ACT, PSAT or SAT composite score at or above national median
  • A GED transcript with test scores
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. Applications from students who have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or less from all previous institutions will require additional time to process. All transcripts will need to be received at least one month prior to the application deadline. 

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. By applying by the Priority deadline students will be given priority to allow completion of New Student Orientation, receipt of transfer credit evaluation (DARS), and completion of financial aid packaging in a timely manner.

You can check the status of your application through E-Services to ensure that we have received your application, and transcripts. Incomplete applications that do not include ALL of the required items will not be considered. Notification of a positive admissions decision may list certain conditions that you must satisfy before you can register for coursework, such as submitting a final undergraduate transcript, assessments or other credentials.

Important: Students must have a complete application on file 3 weeks prior to any given semester to be considered for admissions for that semester. Incomplete applicants will be reviewed for the following semester.

  • Priority application deadlines
  • Fall semester

    June 30

  • Spring semester

    November 15

  • Summer semester

    March 30

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