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Why MSU Denver


MSU Denver offers a high-value university education that includes:


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  • The lowest tuition of the state’s four-year universities.
  • Small classes and personalized attention to keep students on track to graduate.
  • Opportunity for all students. Nearly a third are the first in their family to attend college.
  • Career preparation. Graduates leave with real-world skills to get jobs with competitive salaries.
  • A welcoming and diverse campus community where two out of every five undergraduates are students of color – more than any other Colorado university.
  • An annual Latina/o Graduation Ceremony, a symbol of our commitment to the Hispanic community




With the lowest tuition and fees of any public four-year college in the state, MSU Denver is Colorado’s best educational value. An MSU Denver education gives students degrees that will prepare them for promising careers at above-average starting salaries.

That’s why MSU Denver is recognized nationally:

  • As one of the country’s most affordable large public universities with among the nation’s lowest levels of private student debt.
  • For its low cost and high starting salaries for graduates.


In-state undegraduate tuition and fees for 12 credit hours

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Video: Don't just survive. Live.

Four MSU Denver students describe their journeys to graduation.

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