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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/01/2015

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for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn.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

700 E. Seventh St.
St. Paul, MN 55106-5000
(651) 793-1212 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Devinder Malhotra, President
Name change notes: Minnesota Metropolitan State College to Minnesota Metropolitan State University to Metropolitan State University
HLC Institution ID: 1395
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Candidacy Date(s): 03/22/1972 - 07/23/1975
Pre-accreditation notes: Pre-accreditation status: Correspondent (1972)

Candidate for Accreditation under new policy (1973)

Accreditation Date(s): 07/24/1975

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2009 - 2010

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2016 - 2017

Last Date of Information Change: 12/02/2013

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

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 2,715   4,880
Graduate: 175   585
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   66  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 57   1,843
Masters Degrees 15   230
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 2   5
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 25   55

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 03/26/2015)

In-State:   Campuses:   Minneapolis campus - Minneapolis, MN;
    Additional Locations:   Riverland Community College - Albert Lea, MN; Riverland Community College - Austin, MN; Normandale Community College - Bloomington, MN; North Hennepin Community College - Brooklyn Park, MN; Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park - Brooklyn Park, MN; Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education Center - Brooklyn Park, MN; South of the River Education Center - Burnsville, MN; Anoka-Ramsy Community College - Coon Rapids, MN; Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie - Eden Prairie, MN; Ridgewater College - Hutchinson, MN; Inver Hills Community College - Inver Grove Heights, MN; Dental Education Center - Maplewood, MN; Riverland Community College - Owatonna, MN; St. Paul College - Saint Paul, MN; Midway site - St. Paul, MN; Century College - White Bear Lake, MN; Ridgewater College - Wilmar, MN;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   China University of Technology - Taipei City 116, TAIWAN;