University of Denver

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School Overview

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

www.du.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,324

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,134

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,305

Graduate enrollment: 4,917

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
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

Engineering

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

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

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

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.

University of Denver Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(303) 871-2000
Website:www.du.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.uofdenver.org/web/
Address:2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, CO 80208
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:11,614
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):78%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:9,843 (85% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$46,422
Out-of-state Tuition:$46,422
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$26,800

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Denver Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Denver.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies12
Biological and Biomedical Sciences412
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services41416
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2461
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2431
Education264
Engineering374
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3
English Language and Literature/Letters1111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5
Health Professions and Related Programs11
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies114
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Library Science1
Mathematics and Statistics112
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies43
Natural Resources and Conservation121
Philosophy and Religious Studies221
Physical Sciences333
Psychology1175
Public Administration and Social Service Professions3131
Social Sciences3862
Visual and Performing Arts1144
Grand total24758227

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Denver.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services24
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences11
Grand total5131

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Denver and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$46,422
Out-of-state$46,422
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$45,591
Out-of-state$45,591

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,21886%
Grant or scholarship aid1,20085%$26,800
Student loan aid58341%$7,421

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,63180%$25,427
Federal student loans2,12537%$7,122

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Denver. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Denver students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants20,3228,93911,383
Percent admitted100%52%55%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%7%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Denver Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment11,614
Undergraduate enrollment5,754
Graduate enrollment5,860

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Denver Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
    • English Language
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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