University of Colorado, Denver

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The official name of the school is the University of Colorado, Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. The University of Colorado, Denver (UC Denver) is located in downtown Denver, on the Auraria Campus. The Anschutz Medical Campus is in Aurora, roughly ten miles away.

The two campuses enroll over 27,000 students, and UC Denver grants more graduate degrees than any other school in Colorado. With an annual research budget of more than $370 million, it is the largest research institution in the state.

The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), which provides health care to a half a million patients each year. Together, UC Denver and UCH are one of the largest employers in the Denver metropolitan area, with over 12,000 employees.

In 2004, the formerly named University of Colorado at Denver and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center were officially merged to become the University of Colorado Denver / Anschutz Medical Campus.

In addition to the Denver campus, the University of Colorado has a campus in Boulder, known as University of Colorado, Boulder, CU-Boulder, CU, or Boulder. It is the flagship research university of the University of Colorado system. This public university has been recognized as one of thirty “Public Ivy League” higher education institutions in the United States. CU-Boulder offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in 150 fields of study to nearly 30,000 students each year.

General Information

Admission Office
Box 173364, Campus Box 167
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-2704
Fax: (303) 556-4838
[email protected]
Contact: Barbara Edwards
Director of Admissions
Main Address
PO Box 173364, Campus Box 151
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-2407
www.ucdenver.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 11,702
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,126
Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,721
Graduate enrollment: 8,296

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter 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: 63%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 72%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $5,932 $6,394 $6,657 $7,214 +8.37%
Books and Supplies $1,700 $1,748 $1,801 $1,779 -1.22%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,780 $8,950 $9,140 $9,790 +7.11%
Other $2,430 $2,500 $2,230 $2,201 -1.30%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $18,842 $19,592 $19,828 $20,984 +5.83%
In-state Off Campus $7,632 $8,142 $8,458 $8,993 +6.33%
In-state with Family $7,632 $8,142 $8,458 $8,993 +6.33%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $7,332
In-state Student Fees $998
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $18,990
Out-of-state Student Fees $998

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 744 72%
Grant or scholarship aid 625 60% $3,349,062 $5,358
• Federal grants 263 25% $1,068,315 $4,062
• Pell grants 262 25% $904,990 $3,454
• Other federal grants 182 18% $163,325 $897
Local and state government scholarships or grants 290 28% $593,071 $2,045
Institutional scholarships or grants 611 59% $1,687,676 $2,762
Student loan financial aid 412 40% $2,394,509 $5,812
• Federal student loans 412 40% $2,073,296 $5,032
• Other student loans 28 3% $321,213 $11,472

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 1830 1768 547 28
Architecture and Related Services 185 2
Architecture 85
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning 72
Environmental Design/architecture 2
Landscape Architecture 28
Biology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences 135 28 57
Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1
Biology and Biological Sciences 134 15
Biomedical Sciences 1 7
Biophysics 1 5
Biostatistics 5 3
Cell/cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other 1
Computational Biology 3
Epidemiology 4
Human/medical Genetics 1
Immunology 13
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
Microbiology 3
Molecular Biology 3
Neuroscience 4
Oncology and Cancer Biology 2
Pharmacology 3
Physiology 2
Toxicology 8
Business, Management, Administration and Marketing Services 349 490
Accounting 46
Business Administration and Management 349 340
Finance 55
International Business 18
Marketing/marketing Management 11
Organization Behavioral Studies 20
Communication and Journalism Studies 122 1
Speech Communication 122 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 10 35 5
Computer and Information Sciences 10 22 5
Information Science 13
Education 318 4 14
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 43
Curriculum and Instruction 189
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 22
Educational Leadership, Management and Administration 31 4 14
Special Education Teacher Education 33
Engineering 104 62 3
Civil Engineering 25 14 3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 42 16
Engineering 23
Mechanical Engineering 37 9
English Language and Literature/letters 102 21
English Language and Literature 56 18
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 3
Writing 46
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 20 8
French Language and Literature 9
Spanish Language and Literature 11 8
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 210 179 465
Dentistry 71
Genetic Counseling/counselor 6
Health/health Care Administration/management 2
Medical Scientist 2 5
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3
Medicine 146
Nursing Administration 59 1
Pharmacy 163
Physical Therapy/therapist 59
Physician Assistant 42
Public Health 68
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 210 17
History 34 17
History 34 17
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 18 28
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 18 28
Human Services 119 4
Public Administration 119 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 14
Humanities/humanistic Studies 14
Library Science 72
Library and Information Science 72
Mathematics and Statistics 6 9 4
Applied Mathematics 9 4
Mathematics 6
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 88 1 3
Behavioral Sciences 2
Biological and Physical Sciences 1
Cognitive Science 1
International/global Studies 43
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 45
Natural Resources and Conservation 17
Environmental Science 17
Physical Sciences 15 5
Chemistry 11 5
Physics 4
Psychology 181 78 14
Educational Psychology 62
Physiological Psychology/psychobiology 40
Psychology 141 16
School Psychology 14
Social Sciences 197 77
Anthropology 12 13
Economics 26 21
Geography 33
Political Science and Government 66 27
Social Sciences 15
Sociology 60 1
Visual and Performing Arts 239 4
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 57
Fine/studio Arts 77
Music 105
Music, Other 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B
Biomedical Sciences B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Business – General B
Human Resources Management B

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Engineering
Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature
English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature
French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Hygiene B
Nursing (RN) B

History
History – General B

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Global Studies B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government 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
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