2017 Federal Legislative District Breakdown
MSU Denver is Colorado’s preeminent public urban university, providing Colorado students with a transformative, high-value, affordable academic experience.
MSU Denver’s undergraduate student population of 18,522 mirrors the ethnic demographics of the state, making the University the leader in diverse enrollment among Colorado’s four-year universities.
Including MSU Denver students, employees and alumni, 81,227 Coloradans are constituents of our U.S. senators and representatives.
Colorado U.S. Representatives
|1. Diana DeGette||15,551||5,565||1,000|
|2. Jared Polls||5,518||1,279||352|
|3. Scott Tipton||1,100||116||15|
|4. Ken Buck||6,036||1,666||186|
|5. Doug Lamborn||988||215||32|
|6. Mike Coffman||14,312||4,811||514|
|7. Ed Perimutter||16,462||4,870||639|
Colorado U.S. Senators
|Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner||59,967||18,522||2,738|
December 2016 numbers supplied by Magellan Strategies, LLC.
Did You Know?
- The resident undergraduate tuition and fees for 12 credit hours for MSU Denver is $2,846, making it the most affordable four-year university in Colorado.
- MSU Denver employs more than 1,550 full-time faculty and staff members.
- One out of every five Colorado undergraduates chooses to enroll at MSU Denver.
- In the 2015-16 academic year, nearly 3,500 students earned their undergraduate and master’s degrees at MSU Denver, continuing a decade-long trend of growth in our annual graduation rates.
State-of-the-art, technolgically advanced Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building (opening 2017) will provide workforce-ready professionals to meet the needs of Colorado’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing sciences industries.
Hospitality, Tourism and Events students gain real-life experience in one of Colorado's top industries by helping manage the SpringHill Suites® Denver Downtown, a teaching hotel located within the living laboratory of the Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center – the only facility of its kind in Colorado.
Great Lakes Aviation offers priority hiring to aviation students; a partnership with Envoy Air Inc., (an American Airlines subsidiary) gives students a direct pathway to employment as early as their sophomore year.
Groundbreaking partnership with the Detroit Institute of Music Education offers DIME students an MSU Denver curriculum in performance, songwriting and entrepreneurship taught by University faculty.
Average Class Size: 19 Students
Low Faculty-Student Ratio
19 to 1
67 Bachelor's Degrees
5 Master's Degrees
Professional Accounting, Teacher Education, Social Work, Business Administration* and Health Administration*
*Starting Fall 2017
at 600 Businesses and Organizations
85 percent of Students Work Full- or Part-time
Of our 88,334 alumni, 75 percent stay in Colorado, contributing to the economy and their communities.
Students earning degrees in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines compose 26 percent of total enrollment. Of those, more than 2,013 are students of color.