Transfer Students

Don't just transfer...transform

The Office of Transfer Services helps students successfully transfer from other colleges into Metropolitan State University of Denver, where they can transform their lives while transforming credit hours into degrees.

More transfer students chose MSU Denver than any other four-year institution in the state. According to the Colorado Community College System, MSU Denver has been Colorado’s No. 1 destination for transfer students for seven years in a row.

In fact, transfer students consistently represent more than 50 percent of all of the University’s new students.

Top Reasons to Transfer to MSU Denver

Over the past 50 years, tens of thousands of students have transferred to MSU Denver. Here are the main reasons why:

  • MSU Denver offers the lowest tuition of the state’s five largest universities; Forbes lists the University among the nation’s top four-year colleges for return on investment.
  • Students here learn from professors, not graduate students.
  • Even with an enrollment of 22,000, our classes average 20 students.
  • MSU Denver values diversity and inclusivity. More than 35 percent of our students are students of color and 33 percent of our students are the first in their families to attend college. 
  • The University offers degree options as unique as our students and their ambitions; our students can choose from more than 200 majors, minors, concentrations and certificates, or even design their own degrees through our Individualized Degree Program.

Contact Us Today

Connect with MSU Denver's transfer student admissions professionals at 303-556-3774 or to learn how you can maximize your transfer and transformation—at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

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M.S.U. Denver Transfer Student Mark Harper

“MSU Denver is affordable and I
feel like I’m getting the best for
my money. The professors are
very, very helpful
in so many ways
with goals and
direction. My
professors are
going to be my
networking tool to
go out and
get a job.”

Mark Harper
CCD transfer student,
Sports Industry Operations major