University of Denver

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Founded in 1864, the University of Denver (locally referred to as DU) was the first university established in the Rocky Mountain region. University of Denver is a four-year institution that has a total annual enrollment of approximately 11,000 students (5,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate). It is located on 125-acre campus about 9 miles south of Denver.

General Information

Admission Office

2197 South University Boulevard

Denver, CO 80208

(303) 871-2036

(800) 525-9495

Fax: (303) 871-3301

Contact: Thomas Willoughby

Vice Chancellor, Enrollment
Main Address

2199 South University Boulevard

Denver, CO 80208-0132

(303) 871-2000

Total undergrads: 5,324

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,134

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,305

Graduate enrollment: 4,917


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 87%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Animal Sciences B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Asian American Studies B
Ethnic, cultural, minority, gender studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Graphic Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B,C
Musicology/Ethnomusicology B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioinformatics B
Biology B
Ecology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business Statistics B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Construction Management B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B
Real Estate B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer Systems Analysis B
Computer software and media applications B
Information Technology B,C


Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Italian B
Russian B
Spanish B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Global Studies B
Science, Technology & Society B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Criminology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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