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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 06/30/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Metropolitan State University of Denver

P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 01

Denver, CO 80217-3362
(303) 556-3022 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Stephen M. Jordan, President
Name change notes: Metropolitan State College to Metropolitan State College of Denver (1990) to Metropolitan State University of Denver (2012)
HLC Institution ID: 1056
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Candidacy Date(s): 03/27/1968 - 03/30/1971
Pre-accreditation notes: Pre-accreditation status: Federal Fund Eligibility Approval (1966)

Recognized Candidate for Accreditation (1968)

Accreditation Date(s): 03/31/1971

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2007 - 2008

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2016 - 2017

Last Date of Information Change: 05/27/2015

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Bachelors, Masters, Certificate

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 12,718   8,478
Graduate: 292   186
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   17  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 58   3,272
Masters Degrees 3   176
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/16/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 24   50

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 02/12/2015)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Metro South - Greenwood Village, CO; Arapahoe Community College 2+2 - Littleton, CO; Metro North - Northglenn, CO; Front Range Community College 2+2 - Westminster, CO;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.