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Welcome!  If you are an adult learner looking to finish what you started by completing your bachelor’s degree or going on to obtain your master's or doctorate, Metropolitan State University should be your choice! 

We offer over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master’s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities.  It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county metropolitan area.

With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults.  Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area’s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.  Look around our Web site.  You’ll discover that Metropolitan State University is also exciting—and just the place for you to choose to launch you into a bright new future.



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