METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY, SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA - ADMISSION

Saint Paul, MinnesotaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1971Established Year
  8148Enrollment

Metropolitan State University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Mansi Sharma

Metropolitan State University accepts admission through fall and spring. Students aiming for UG can apply through an online application by making a StarID on the university’s portal. There is no early apply for the university. It is a moderately competitive university with an acceptance rate of 56%. Metropolitan State offers full-time as well as part-time courses for international students.

  • Out of 929 students who applied for Fall 2017, 520 got selected for undergraduate courses.
  • Metropolitan University suggests that students must pay emphasis on their scores.

Highlights

Application PortaleServices Portal
Application FeeUG and PG: 20 USD
Acceptance Rate56%
Mode of paymentOnline payment
Work experienceHighly recommended for graduate courses
IntakeFall and spring
Financial aidNot available for international students

Metropolitan State University Admission Deadlines

Candidates are advised to apply well in the time frames. The application deadlines for undergraduate programs are :

Application DeadlineUGPG
FallMay 1June 30
SpringOct 1November 15

For domestic students, applications are rolling throughout the year. Applicants need to apply three weeks prior to semester start to be eligible.

Metropolitan State University Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official transcripts evaluated by Educational Credential Evaluators Inc. (ECE).
  • Equivalence of U.S. GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • English proficiency scores
  • Photocopy of passport
  • SAT/ACT Scores

Language Requirements for International Students

English proficiency testsMinimum Score (UG)Minimum Score (PG)
IELTS6.0 or above6.5
TOEFL (IBT)6180
TOEFL (PBT)500550
TOEFL(CBT)173213

Visa Information for International students

  • Candidates are advised to submit a financial statement, and also provide proof of at least 27,019 USD in their bank account. Only after showing this proof, the university will be able to issue DS-2019/I-20.
  • Applicants must also submit immunisation records to the university
  • A photocopy of passport is also required
  • After submitting these, applicants can proceed towards applying for visa.

How to Apply for a Graduate Program at the Metropolitan State University

Application fee: 20 USD

Application requirements:

  • Graduate online application form
  • Bachelor’s degree, transcripts must be WES or AACRAO evaluated.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above unless otherwise stated.

Supporting documents

  • Purpose essay
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Writing samples

For MBA:

  • Two years of work experience
  • Two professional reference letters
  • Admissions essay

Additional procedure for MBA

  • Official GMT Scores or MBA Math Scores
  • If a candidate chooses to take GMAT, they must achieve a quantitative score equal to or greater than the 40th percentile.
  • If a candidate chooses to take MBA Math, they must achieve a minimum proficiency score on each of the subjects.
  • The STATS prerequisite will be waived if you take MBA Math and reach minimum proficiency in each of the STATS lessons.

Popular courses at the Metropolitan State University

These are some of the popular courses at Metropolitan State University:

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic Requirements
MBAFall: July 1;
Spring; Nov 15;
Summer: Mar 15;
Bachelor’s degree GMAT MBA Math
MA in Liberal studiesFall: September 1, October 1, November 1, December 1
Spring: January 1, February 1, March 1, April 1
Summer: Between May 1 and August 1
Bachelor’s degree in Humanities; 3.0 GPA or above is mandatory with no exception
MA in PsychologyFall: June 30
Spring: November 15
a bachelor’s degree; GPA of 3.2 or higher; a psychology major; GRE scores accepted, but not required.
MS in Computer ScienceFall: May 1
Spring: October 1
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Maths; 3.0 GPA or above is mandatory with no exception

Metropolitan State University gives special focus to deadlines. Candidates are suggested to submit applications by deadline due to the longer processing time for international applicants. Transcripts must also be sent in advance as the university takes no responsibility for the delays.

Candidates must also get their transcripts evaluated at least six weeks before applying.

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