Tuition & Fees

$11,395

$32,005

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
41%
500-599
45%
400-499
9%
700-800
9%
600-699
30%
500-599
48%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
41%
18-23
45%
12-17
5%
30-36
12%
24-29
32%
18-23
43%
12-17
13%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,418
Declined + 3,955
Total Received 11,373
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Public

15,586

undergraduate students

9,253

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Communications
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Codes

SAT 4875
ACT 0533

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Location

School Facts

The University of Colorado Denver is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Denver, Colorado.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 24,839
Established in 1912
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Denver, CO

171-acre campus in Denver (population: 693,060). Air, bus, and train serve Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Colorado, Denver
1250 14th Street
Denver, CO 80217

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
41%
500-599
45%
400-499
9%
700-800
9%
600-699
30%
500-599
48%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
41%
18-23
45%
12-17
5%
30-36
12%
24-29
32%
18-23
43%
12-17
13%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
37%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
($75 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,418
Declined + 3,955
Total Received 11,373

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Raul Cardenas
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
P: 303 315-2601
admissions@ucdenver.edu

Financial Aid

49%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,169

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,900
Additional fees $1,495
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $13,195
Average Financial Aid - $10,169
Total with Avg. Aid $3,026

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $17,097,438
State $8,212,302
Institutional $8,184,552
Other external $2,125,785
Total $35,620,077

Non-need-based

Federal $397
State $116,122
Institutional $1,891,241
Other external $830,406
Total $2,838,166

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 303 556-2886
F: 303 352-3554
financialaid@ucdenver.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Justin Jaramillo
Director of Financial Aid
financial.aid@ucdenver.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration Leadership/Policy Studies
Anesthesiology
Anthropology
Applied Geography/Geospatial Science
Applied Mathematics
Architecture
Bioengineering
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biostatistics
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Cancer Biology
Cell Biology/Stem Cells/Development
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Health Psychology
Clinical Sciences
Cognitive Sciences
Communication
Communications
Computational Bioscience
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Computer Science/Information Systems
Counseling Psychology/Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dental Surgery
Dentistry
Design/Planning
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education/Human Development
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Engineering/Applied Science
English
English Writing
Environmental Science
Epidemiology
Ethnic Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
French
Genetic Counseling
Geography
Global Energy Management
Health Administration
Health Services Research
Health Systems Management/Policy
Health/Behavioral Science
Historic Preservation
History
Human Medical Genetics
Humanities
Immunology
Individualized Program
Information Systems
Information/Learning Technologies
Integrated Science
Integrative/Systems Biology
International Business
International Studies
Landscape Architecture
Leadership/Educational Equity
Management/Organization
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Science
Medicine
Microbiology
Modern Human Anatomy
Molecular Biology
Music
Neuroscience
Nurse Practice
Nursing
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Physiology
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Affairs
Public Health
Public Service
Recording Arts
Rehabilitation Science
School Psychology
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Structural Biology/Biochemistry
Taxation
Teaching/Learning/Development
Theatre/Film/Television
Toxicology
Urban Design
Urban/Regional Planning
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Communications

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

24,839

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

15,586
students

Female
55%
8,532

Male
45%
7,054

37%

9,253
students

Female
63%
5,792

Male
37%
3,461

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

8,671
students

Female
54%
4,638

Male
46%
4,033

45%

6,915
students

Female
57%
3,894

Male
43%
3,021

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
36%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
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

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

84%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.40
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

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • 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
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 68
Countries most often represented China
Kuwait
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

George Kacenga
International Admissions
303 315-2384
application@ucdenver.edu

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