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2017 State Legislative District Breakdown

MSU Denver is Colorado’s preeminent public urban university, providing Colorado students with a transformative, high-value, affordable academic experience.


Demographics

Student Demographics - Pell Grant Recipients: 30.6%; First-Generation College: 31.6%; Students of Color: 39.5% of 7,812 Total Undergraduate Students, Hispanic or Latino: 24.1%, Black or African American: 6.4%, Bi- or Multi-Racial: 4.3%, Asian: 3.9%, American Indian or Alaska Native: .5%, Native American or Pacific Islander: .3%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.

81,227

Including MSU Denver students, employees and alumni, 81,227 Coloradans are constituents of our U.S. senators and representatives.


Did You Know?

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  • 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.

Colorado State Senate

District 

Alumni

Students

Employees

1. Jerry Sonnenberg 603 161 12
2. Kevin Grantham 356 77 13
3. Leroy Garcia 211 36 1
4. Jim Smallwood 2,673 804 74
5. Kerry Donovan 201 17 1
6. Don Coram 214 22 1
7. Ray Scott 292 14 12
8. Randy Baumgardner 212 29 0
9. Kent Lambert 313 76 8
10. Owen Hill 202 53 8
11. Michael Merrifield 116 25 3
12. Bob Gardner 142 33 10
13. John Cooke 336 89 18
14. John Kefalas 306 40 14
15. Kevin Lundberg 513 58 16
16. Tim Neville 2,994 721 126
17. Matt Jones 1,313 331 86
18. Steve Fenberg 755 208 106
19. Rachel Zenzinger 4,318 1,017 131
20. Cheri Jahn 4,439 1,031 191
21. Dominick Moreno 1,992 921 65
22. Andy Kerr 3,912 1,078 151
23. Vicki Marble 1,812 440 88
24. Beth Martinez Humenik 3,300 1,023 118
25. Kevin Priola 1,963 807 57
26. Daniel Kagan 3,089 996 153
27. Jack Tate 3,442 986 146
28. Nancy Todd 3,142 1,088 86
29. Rhonda Fields 2,028 793 54
30. Chris Holbert 2,916 913 101
31. Lois Court 3,714 1,269 268
32. Irene Aguilar 2,980 1,031 224
33. Angela Williams 2,661 1,111 185
34. Lucia Guzman 2,364 1,204 210
35. Larry Crowder 143 20 1

 December 2016 numbers supplied by Magellan Strategies, LLC.


Colorado State House Representatives

District 

Alumni 

Students

Employees

1. Susan Lontine 1,487 568 51
2. Alec Garnett 1.953 695 193
3. Jeff Bridges 1,394 454 65
4. Daniel Pabon 1,391 544 120
5. Cristanta Duran 1,157 724 93
6. Chris Hansen 1,525 397 111
7. James Coleman 1,115 561 54
8. Leslie Herod 1,863 689 180
9. Paul Rosenthal 2.012 660 110
10. Edie Hooten 381 114 61
11. Jonathan Singer 521 99 29
12. Mike Foote 827 224 58
13. KC Becker 357 98 42
14. Dan Nordberg 139 31 1
15. Dave Williams 90 27 4
16. Larry Liston 88 27 5
17. Tony Exum 29 15 0
18. Pete Lee 115 15 6
19. Paul Lundeen 187 34 3
20. Terri Carver 124 37 8
21. Lois Landgraf 40 9 2
22. Justin Everett 2,456 513 57
23. Chris Kennedy 2,171 582 109
24. Jessie Danielson 1,775 459 88
25. Tim Leonard 1,628 341 77
26. Diane Mitsch Bush 59 8 1
27. Lang Sias 2,524 550 85
28. Brittany Pettersen 1,969 568 86
29. Tracy Kraft-Tharp 2,183 561 65
30. Dafna Michaelson Jenet 1,158 480 34
31. Joe Salazar 1,483 548 39
32. Adrienne Benavidez 933 455 28
33. Matt Gray 1,390 381 82
34. Steve Lebsock 1,291 507 45
35. Faith Winter 1,555 483 73
36. Mike Weissman 1,377 538 43
37. Cole Wist 1,855 598 74
38. Susan Beckman 2,185 493 122
39. Polly Lawrence 1,145 268 33
40. Janet Buckner 1,764 614 50
41. Jovan Melton 1.638 594 52
42. Dominique Jackson 915 400 23
43. Kevin Van Winkle 1,545 499 56
44. Kim Ransom 1,666 556 49
45. Patrick Neville 1,270 399 38
46. Daneya Esgar 145 19 1
47. Clarice Navarro Ratzlaff 95 21 0
48. Stephen Humphrey 264 38 9
49. Perry Buck 319 35 11
50. Dave Young 75 22 10
51. Hugh McKean 279 36 8
52. Joann Ginal 197 22 7
53. Jeni James Arndt 136 19 7
54. Yeulin Willett 131 4 4
55. Dan Thurlow 176 10 8
56. Phil Covarrubias 1,407 450 31
57. Bob Rankin 142 19 0
58. Marc Catlin 104 9 0
59. Barbara McLachlan 122 15 1
60. Jim Wilson 253 49 8
61. Millie Hamner 115 10 0
62. Donald Valdez 62 9 0
63. Lori Saine 659 202 19
64. Kimmi Lewis 413 90 9
65. Jon Becker 143 26 0

Colorado Economy

Colorado Economy Icon75%

Of our 88,334 alumni, 75 percent stay in Colorado, contributing to the economy and their communities.

 

STEM

26%

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.


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