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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 .

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 over 19,000, our classes average 19 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.

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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 strongest networking tool to go out and get a job.”

Mark Harper
CCD transfer student,
Sports Industry Operations major