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Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building

Creating next-generation manufacturing employees for Colorado

An innovative approach to advanced manufacturing education in a vanguard, state-of-the-art MSU Denver facility, opening summer 2017, and integrating: 

  • Aerospace Science and Aviation Technology 
  • Industrial Design
  • Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology 
  • Computer Science and Computer Information Systems

Introducing a dynamic learning space that integrates product with collaborative design and research. Will provide coordinated disciplines providing advanced technology opportunities and experiential laboratories. Resulting in highly skilled, workforce-ready graduates meeting the needs of advanced manufacturing in Colorado.

With the Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building, MSU Denver will educate the most skilled, workforce-ready professionals available to meet the aviation, aerospace and advanced manufacturing needs of the state of Colorado.


MSU Denver’s Proposed Building:


142,000 gross square feet.

Specialized laboratories 62%
Classrooms 12%
Support spaces 13%
Offices 13%

Southeast corner of 7th and Auraria Parkway on the Auraria Campus

Estimated timeline:

Break ground in fall 2015, open in 2017


“While the aerospace industry needs to expand its pipeline of qualified STEM students, we want to broaden our workforce to include women and men from a vast array of backgrounds and life experiences. MSU Denver provides us with the most diverse student population within Colorado.”

Vicky Lea, Aviation and Aerospace Industry Manager

Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.

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