Online Program Overview

Metropolitan State University is a four-years, public school located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $8,249 for Minnesota residents and $9,395 for other students on average.

It offers 86 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 16 programs - 7 Bachelors, 5 Masters, 4 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameMetropolitan State University
Typefour-years, public
Address700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN
Online Students6,078 Enrolled Online Exclusively
983 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Undergraduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$8,249
Graduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$9,147
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Online Degree Programs
Total16 Programs
Bachelors7 Programs
Masters5 Programs
Post-Graduate4 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 tuition & fees and costs trends over last 5 years at Metropolitan State University . Each cost is an average amount over the all offered programs. For Minnesota residents, the tuition & fees are -$1 and $9,395 for non-Minnesota residents. For graduate programs, the 2022 tuition & fees is -$1 and $10,237 for out-of-state students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $0 for Minnesota residents and $313 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $0 for Minnesota residents and $475 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$7,859$7,879$8,114$8,249-$1
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$14,960$14,980$15,428$15,673$9,395
Graduate (In-State)$8,161$8,473$8,804$9,147-$1
Graduate (Out-of-State)$15,633$16,244$16,886$17,552$10,237
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$228$228$234$238$0
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$464$464$478$485$313
Graduate (In-State)$374$389$404$420$0
Graduate (Out-of-State)$747$777$808$841$475
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

Metropolitan State University offers 86 degree programs through Certificate, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 16 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 7 Bachelors, 5 Masters, 4 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Overall Programs1NOT OFFERED55 1539
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
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Computer And Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At Metropolitan State University, there are 7,552 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 7,061 students were attending classes through distance learning (6,078 students are enrolled exclusively and 983 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment7,552
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,078
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses983
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses491
By student location, out of a total of 6,078 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 5,925 Minnesota Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 145 students living in the U.S. States other than Minnesota, and 0 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,078
Minnesota Resident5,925
Other State In U.S.145
Outside of U.S.0
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses6,078
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses5,468
Degree/Certificate Seeking5,199
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking269

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