Academic Profile for 2023

Four Year Graduation Rate
11%

Six Year Graduation Rate
30%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
33%

Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
63%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
2,204
students in 2020

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2021 school year

Students Total
16,347

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2020 school year

Students Total
17,988

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Air Force
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Weekend/evening college


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1971 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Metropolitan State College of Denver at Community College of Aurora)
08/25/2008 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Metropolitan State College of Denver at Metro South)
08/24/1987 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Metropolitan State College of Denver at Metro North)
01/16/1990 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Metropolitan State College of Denver at Front Range Community College 2+2)
08/11/2008 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Metropolitan State University of Denver at Arapahoe Community College)
01/27/2015 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(Metropolitan State University of Denver at Arapahoe Community College)
08/24/2009 - 11/09/2012
Closed by Institition
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Didactic Program in Dietetics]
04/24/2009 - 07/11/2014
Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
[Didactic Program in Dietetics (Department of Health Professions)]
07/11/2014 - Current
Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
[Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program]
04/01/1976 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
[Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs]
10/01/2003 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1976 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
[Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
03/01/2012 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
01/01/1963 - 01/25/2016
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
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