MSU Denver is a comprehensive, baccalaureate- and masters degree granting urban university that offers arts and sciences, professional and business courses and programs to a diverse student population in an atmosphere of mutual respect. Excellence in teaching and learning is MSU Denver's primary objective. For more than 50 years, MSU Denver has been a pacesetter for transforming lives, the community, and higher education.
A Path to Greatness
From humble beginnings in numerous buildings scattered across downtown Denver, MSU Denver is now the top choice for Colorado undergraduates and en route to becoming one of the nation’s preeminent public urban universities.
Metropolitan State University of Denver’s vision is to become the preeminent public urban university in the nation.
MSU Denver’s mission is to provide a high-quality, accessible, enriching education that prepares students for successful careers, post-graduate education and lifelong learning in a multicultural, global and technological society. To fulfill its mission, MSU Denver’s diverse university community engages the community at large in scholarly inquiry, creative activity and the application of knowledge.