Enrollment  (FY 2016-2017)

  • 11,375 total students served (unduplicated head count 2016-2017)
  • 6,302 full-year equivalent 
  • 95% transfer and prior degree undergraduates

Student Demographics (Fall 2016)

  • 91% undergraduate students
  • 63% part-time students
  • 4% first time full time students
  • 58% female students
  • 42% male students
  • 45% students of color
  • 2% international students
  • 4% out-of-state students
  • 31 average age of students
  • 15-84 age range of students

Degrees granted

Bachelor of Applied Science; Bachelor of Arts (17 majors*); Bachelor of Human Services; Bachelor of Science (26 majors*); Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Bachelor of Social Work; Master of Advocacy and Political Leadership; Master of Arts in Psychology; Master of Business Administration; Master of Liberal Studies; Master of Management Information Systems; Master of Public and Nonprofit Administration; Master of Science in Advanced Dental Therapy, Alcohol and  Drug Counseling, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Technical Communication or Urban Education; Professional Science Master's in Computer Science; Doctor of Business Administration; and Doctor of Nursing Practice.

Top 10 majors

  1. Individualized Studies
  2. Business Administration
  3. MANE BSN (Nursing)
  4. Accounting
  5. Psychology
  6. Human Services
  7. Criminal Justice
  8. Computer Science
  9. Professional Communication
  10. Alcohol and Drug Counseling

Student Outcomes

  • 82% licensure exam pass rate (Class of 2015)
  • 85% first-time full-time Metro State undergraduate persistence (Fall 2014-2015)
  • 67% 6-year graduation rate (Undergraduates entering Fall of 2010)
  • 57% employed one year after graduation (Class of 2015)
  • 13% continuing education one year after graduation (Class of 2015)
  • 15% unemployed one year after graduation (Class of 2015)
  • 15% unknown status one year after graduation (Class of 2015)

Alumni (Degrees Awarded)

  • 44,134 (as of August 2017)

Faculty

  • 198 full-time (resident faculty)
  • 722 part-time (community faculty)

Accreditation

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

Facilities

  • Brooklyn Park, 9110 Brooklyn Boulevard
  • Midway Center, 1450 Energy Park Drive, Saint Paul
  • Midway Center-Energy Park Place, 1380 Energy Lane, Suite 205, Saint Paul
  • Minneapolis, 1501 Hennepin Avenue
  • Saint Paul Campus, 700 East Seventh Street

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