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Tuition & Fees

$48,669

$48,669

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,867
Declined + 9,455
Total Received 20,322
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Private (nonprofit)

5,754

undergraduate students

5,860

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Psychology
  3. International Studies
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Codes

SAT 4842
ACT 0534

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
42%
500-599
34%
400-499
9%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
9%
600-699
48%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
37%
24-29
53%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
30-36
45%
24-29
41%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
23%
24-29
62%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
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School Facts

The University of Denver, founded in 1864, is a coeducational, private university. Its 125-acre campus is located eight miles from downtown Denver.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 11,614
Established in 1864
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Denver, CO

125-acre, urban campus in Denver (population: 693,060). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Denver
2199 South University Boulevard
Denver, CO 80208

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 24% of male students
 
7 sororities 29% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
45%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
42%
500-599
34%
400-499
9%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
9%
600-699
48%
500-599
36%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
37%
24-29
53%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
30-36
45%
24-29
41%
18-23
13%
12-17
1%
30-36
23%
24-29
62%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,867
Declined + 9,455
Total Received 20,322

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Tom Willoughby
Vice Chancellor of Enrollment
P: 800 525-9495
admission@du.edu

Cost

Tuition $47,520
Room $7,806
Board $4,806
Additional fees $1,149
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $62,481
Average Financial Aid - $37,109
Total with Avg. Aid $25,372

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$37,109

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,057,160
State $1,236,829
Institutional $56,922,630
Other external $3,706,081
Total $65,922,700

Non-need-based

Federal $117,024
State $137,399
Institutional $37,590,607
Other external $2,337,563
Total $40,182,593

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
basketball
diving
golf
gymnastics
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Western Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association, Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association
School colors
crimson and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
American/Comparative Law
Animation/Game Development
Anthropology
Applied Communication
Applied Computing
Art
Art History
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences
Biology
Business
Business Economics
Business Intelligence
Chemistry
Child/Family/School Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Commercial Music
Communication
Communication Arts
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer Science Systems Engineering
Computer Science/Engineering
Conflict Resolution
Construction Management
Counseling Psychology
Criminology
Cultural/Critical Studies
Curriculum/Instruction
Data Mining
Digital Media Studies
Ecology/Biodiversity
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Administration/Policy Studies
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Media Arts Design
Engineering
English
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Policy/Management
Environmental Science
Finance
Forensic Psychology
French
Gender/Women's Studies
General Business
Geographic Information Sciences
Geography
German
Global Studies
Higher Education
History
Homeland Security
Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management
Human Communication
Human Resources Administration
Information Technology
Integrated Sciences
Intermodal Transportation Management
International Administration
International Business
International Business Transactions
International Development
International Disaster Psychology
International Human Rights
International Security
International Studies
International/Intercultural Communications
Italian
Jazz
Journalism Studies
Knowledge/Information Technologies
Law
Law/Society
Leadership/Organization Studies
Legal Administration
Liberal Studies
Library/Information Science
Management
Marketing
Mass Communications
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechatronics Systems Engineering
Molecular Biology
Molecular/Cellular Biophysics
Music
Music Performance
Nanoscale Science/Engineering
Nanotechnology
Natural Resource Law
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Art Conservation
Professional Studies in Healthcare Leadership
Psychology
Public Policy
Public Policy/Social Service
Public Relations
Quantitative Research Methods
Real Estate
Real Estate/Construction Management
Religious Studies
Russian
Science/Technology
Security Management
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport/Performance Psychology
Statistics
Studio Art
Taxation
Technology Management
Telecommunications
Theatre
Theology
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Undergraduate

50%

5,754
students

Female
54%
3,083

Male
46%
2,671

Graduate

50%

5,860
students

Female
60%
3,529

Male
40%
2,331

undergraduateFull-time

95%

5,491
students

Female
54%
2,946

Male
46%
2,545

undergraduatePart-time

5%

263
students

Female
53%
137

Male
47%
126

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

30%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

138

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Countries most often represented Angola
Canada
China
Mexico
Norway
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marjorie Smith
Associate Dean/Director of International Student Admission
303 871-2790
intladm@du.edu

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