Student/faculty ratio: 21 to 1
540 full-time faculty
913 part-time faculty
73 percent of full-time faculty hold doctorate or terminal degrees
About MSU Denver
When you think “MSU Denver” you might think…Affordable. Convenient. Diverse.
But do you also think…Amazing professors. Small classes. Individualized, high-quality academics?
MSU Denver is all of these things and more.
Forty-seven years young, MSU Denver is a feisty, ambitious university, offering high-quality academics, small classes, individual attention and professional experiences. And we do it on the Auraria Campus—an urban location in downtown Denver that’s so exciting and diverse, it literally vibrates with energy.
Downtown Denver on the Auraria campus
MSU Denver North in Northglenn
MSU Denver South in the Denver Tech Center
7,443 students of color
24 median age
60 percent full-time; 40 percent part-time
98 percent are Colorado residents
93 percent come from the seven-county Denver metro area*
Every year for the past six years, MSU Denver’s graduation rate has grown. Our 2011 spring class was the biggest yet with more than 1,600 students receiving their bachelor’s degree. We now have 70,500 graduates!
Scholarships and grants:
Nearly $127 million in scholarships and grants were awarded to MSU Denver students in 2010-11.
MSU Denver is a nonresidential university. University-style housing, however, is available near the Auraria Campus.
The MSU Denver Applied Learning Center helps more than 1,100 interns a year get job-related experience while in school. Other students find internships through their academic departments, faculty connections and other sources.
A 2010 survey of working 2007-08 MSU Denver graduates showed 76 percent were employed in fields related to their majors.
About 70,500 and growing! 75 percent stay in Colorado after graduation.
Students clubs and organizations:
More than 100, ranging from multicultural organizations, professional development groups, student government, honor societies, fraternity and sorority organizations, a student newspaper and television station.
NCAA Division II national championships in men’s basketball (2000 and 2002), women’s soccer (2004 and 2006) and individual men’s track and field (indoor and outdoor 800-meter run 2009)
Men’s Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Women’s Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Rowdy the Roadrunner
Academic and applicable!
By choosing MSU Denver, you are selecting a university that will prepare you for the future—the real future. Every major and every class is designed to help you succeed, academically and professionally.
At MSU Denver you will learn from:
Our urban location:
Customize and optimize!
The choices at MSU Denver are major! MSU Denver offers 55 majors, 90 minors, 40 certificate options as well as teacher licensure programs and three master’s degrees. Choose one, double major or design your own through our Individualized Degree Program.