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Take a look at the requirements for each student type.


You can apply online or visit the Office of Admissions in person. 



Processing may take 3-4 weeks and varies during busy times of the year. You can check your status by logging in to your application account at any time. 

Your admission is good for three consecutive semesters, so you do not have to re-apply for admission. Be sure to complete your admitted student steps before registering for classes.

After the three consecutive semesters, you will need to re-apply with another app fee. 

Since it has been more than three semesters since you attended, you will need to re-apply with another application fee. 

Yes, you need to complete the entire application for admission even if you are only taking one class.

If space is available, students who meet MSU Denver’s admissions requirements may audit a class with the permission of the instructor and department chair.

Academic credit is not awarded for an audited course. The cost for auditing a course is based on applicable tuition and fee. Students cannot audit an online class or any course offered through CCD or CU Denver.

Through the Metro Meritus program, persons aged 60 and older may audit courses at no cost.

Procedures to audit a class/lab:
1. Students must apply and be admitted to MSU Denver.

2. Complete the Audit Approval Form with the instructors and department chair approval.

3. Take the Audit Approval Form to the Office of Registrar, JSSB 160. 

4. Tuition and fees must be paid via the Student Hub or in the Cashier’s Office, JSSB 150.

(Audited courses may affect the College Opportunity Fund and/or Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress. Veteran students will not receive veteran benefits for audited courses.)

We offer several graduate programs at MSU Denver. For more information, please check out our Master's degrees through the Office of Graduate Studies.

All academic dates and deadlines are available on the MSU Denver Academic Calendar

MSU Denver offers classes Fall, Summer, and Spring Semesters. 

In completing the application for admission, there may have been unanswered questions that caused you to be classified as a Non-Resident for tuition purposes. If you believe you should be classified as a Colorado Resident, please contact the Office of Admissions to have your residency status reviewed.

Current and future class schedules are available on the Registrar's website

You will also find registration dates and deadlines. 


MSU Denver is among the lowest tuition of Colorado's Four-Year Public Universities. Take a look at the current tuition and fees here.


You can be entered into the MSU Denver system in many ways, as soon as a file is started for you we automatically get you in to stay current . You can opt out at anytime. We suggest staying connected as we send important announcements, deadlines and upcoming events to you. Read about all MSU Denver communications and how we are talking to you!


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