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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/24/2014

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for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn.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)

www.msudenver.edu

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 (7/1/1990) to Metropolitan State University of Denver (7/1/2012)
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: 07/16/2014

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


Stipulations on Affiliation Status:

Master's programs are limited to the Master of Social Work, Master of Professional Accountancy, and Master of Arts in Teacher Education (Special Education concentration and Elementary Education concentration).
Approval of New Degree Locations:
Prior Commission approval required.
Approval of Distance and Correspondence Courses and Programs:
Approved for distance education courses and programs.


Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 13,335   9,684
Graduate: 258   104
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   10  



Degree Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 56   2,973
Masters Degrees 3   65
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
 
Certificate Programs (last updated: 08/17/2013)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 37   80


Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 08/17/2013)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
         
    Additional Locations:   Community College of Aurora 2+2 - Aurora, CO; Metro South - Greenwood Village, 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.