Metropolitan State University is a four-year public school located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Metro State was founded in 1971 as a college for working adults and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. The school operates on the semester system.
Metropolitan State University offers certificates of completion, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees. Metro State offers undergraduate degrees and graduate programs. Schools at Metro State include:
- College of Community Studies and Public Affairs
- College of Individualized Studies
- College of Liberal Arts
- College of Management
- College of Nursing and Health Sciences
- College of Sciences
- School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
- School of Urban Education
The Center for Online Learning (COL) partners with faculty and staff to design and support excellent teaching and learning experiences in online programs and courses to fulfill the academic goals of a diverse population of students. Students can earn bachelor's and master's degrees and certificates, mostly from the College of Management.
Accreditation & Licensing
Metropolitan State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)