If you are below or on the lower end of one or more of the ranges listed in the Average Student Profile, you may be selected for additional review before an admission decision can be made.

This review is conducted within the Office of Admissions by the Admissions Review Committee and allows for an opportunity to learn about the student in a more holistic view before making a recommendation on an admission decision. We understand some students have circumstances that have impacted their academic performance and MSU Denver believes in the opportunity to support those who can still demonstrate a good fit with exceptional education goals.

MSU Denver Average Student Profile

Based on Mid-50% Range of admitted students

(4.0 scale – includes weighted GPA)

(composite score)

(Evidenced Based Reading and Writing + Math)
2.82 – 3.64 17 – 23 910 – 1090

What You Need

If selected for Secondary Admission Review you will need to submit the following before a decision can be made.

  1. Unofficial Test Scores
  2. Unofficial Transcript
  3. Letters of Recommendation
  4. Personal Statement
    • Approximately 500 words
    • Include why MSU Denver is a good fit for your educational goals
    • Be sure to explain any circumstances that may have affected your academic performance.

How To Submit

  1. Log in to your Admissions Application Account
  2. Upload the items above

When you log in, you may see a request for additional items including official transcripts and test scores. You will only upload the four items above until the end of the school year when official documents are needed. Only unofficial transcripts and test scores are needed for the secondary admission review.