Metropolitan State University

St. Paul, MN

Metropolitan State University says its goal is to provide an education that "reflect[s] a commitment to career and life success based on a strong liberal arts foundation" and "educate[s] individuals to be informed and effective citizens..." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:7,571
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:11%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,566 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$14,394 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Introductory Writing" section of the "Goal 1: Communication" requirement through a university-administered exam, and the "Intermediate Writing" section of the requirement may be fulfilled with courses that do not focus on expository writing.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


    See Note

    No credit given for Science because the "Natural Sciences" requirement may be satisfied by math courses.

Curriculum last evaluated: 09/01/2015


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