Graduate Program Overview

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a four-years, public school located in Denver, Colorado. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,364 for Colorado residents and $12,792 for out-of-state students. It offers fourteen (14) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMetropolitan State University of Denver
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressSpeer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, CO
Graduate School Students1,098 students
280 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,364
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 14 Graduate Programs
7 Master's, 7 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Metropolitan State University of Denver with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Colorado residents, the tuition & fees are $10,364 and $12,792 for non-Colorado residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $493 for Colorado residents and $631 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$493$631
Books & Supplies$1,460
Room & Board$13,160 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$6,080 (Off-Campus)
Off-Campus Total$31,064$33,492
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Metropolitan State University of Denver offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 14 major areas - 7 Master's , 7 Post-Bachelor'. 372 students have been conferred Master's degree and 98 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer and Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Human Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 19,086 students enrolled in Metropolitan State University of Denver including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,098 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 233 male and 865 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 614 full-time and 484 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 280 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 494 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students233
Women Students865
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students614
Part-time Students484
By race/ethnicity 707 White, 56 Black, and 43 Asian students are attending at Metropolitan State University of Denver. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races43
10 students are younger than 22 and 228 students are older than 65. The school has 551 students aged between 22 and 30 and 374 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under10
40 & Over228
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Metropolitan State University of Denver, 280 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 494 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,163
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses280
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses494
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses389
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses280
Colorado Resident268
Other State In U.S.12
Outside of U.S.0

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