Metropolitan State University Graduate Programs
Metropolitan State University is a public institution located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Saint Paul is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
Metropolitan State University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Metro State.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Metro State has earned from around the web.
|#4||Best Mental & Social Health Services Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#9||Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates||College Factual|
|#24||Best Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#46||Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#58||Best English Language & Literature Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#82||Best Psychology Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is Metropolitan State University?
Contact details for Metro State are given below.
|Address:||700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5000|
Metropolitan State University Graduate Student Diversity
Of the 822 graduate students at Metro State, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Metropolitan State University graduate students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||163|
|Hispanic or Latino||37|
Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Metropolitan State University. At this time, 4 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 61 countries are represented at Metro State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Taiwan, China, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Metropolitan State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Metro State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 15th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Metro State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Metropolitan State University was 3.1%. This is the #995 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Metro State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Metro State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer Information Systems||16%|
|Computer Software & Applications||33%|
|Management Information Systems||62%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||42%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Metro State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Metro State.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Software & Applications||#8|
|Public Relations & Advertising||#18|
|Management Information Systems||#30|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#52|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#52|
|Communication & Journalism||#83|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#127|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#129|
|Business Administration & Management||#400|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#464|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Metropolitan State University Graduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||5||52||2||59|
|Computer Information Systems||0||25||0||25|
|Community Organization & Advocacy||0||21||0||21|
|Management Information Systems||8||0||0||8|
|Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences||0||5||0||5|
|Computer Software & Applications||3||0||0||3|
|Mental & Social Health Services||0||3||0||3|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||2||0||2|
|Public Relations & Advertising||1||0||0||1|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Tony Webster under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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