Tuition & Fees

$52,515

$52,515

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
56%
500-599
26%
400-499
3%
700-800
13%
600-699
51%
500-599
32%
400-499
4%
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
200-299
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%
30-36
37%
24-29
53%
18-23
10%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,563
Declined + 8,912
Total Received 20,475
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Private (nonprofit)

5,801

undergraduate students

6,151

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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Location

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 11,952
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Denver, CO

125-acre, urban campus in Denver (population: 704,621). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Denver
2199 South University Boulevard
Denver, CO 80208

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
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 25% of male students
 
7 sororities 30% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
42%
Top 1/4
74%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
56%
500-599
26%
400-499
3%
700-800
13%
600-699
51%
500-599
32%
400-499
4%
700-800
4%
600-699
32%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
200-299
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%
30-36
37%
24-29
53%
18-23
10%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 5
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

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,563
Declined + 8,912
Total Received 20,475

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

Todd Rinehart
Vice Chancellor of Enrollment
P: 800 525-9495
admission@du.edu

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$40,907

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,336
Room $8,385
Board $5,052
Additional fees $1,179
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $67,152
Average Financial Aid - $40,907
Total with Avg. Aid $26,245

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,763,982
State $1,500,626
Institutional $69,744,405
Other external $3,184,936
Total $79,193,949

Non-need-based

Federal $111,627
State $125,082
Institutional $47,035,866
Other external $2,683,735
Total $49,956,310
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 303 871-4020
F: 303 871-2341
finaid@du.edu

Financial Aid Officer

John Gudvangen
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@du.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, field hockey, figure skating, golf, ice hockey, in-line hockey, kayaking, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cycling, dance, equestrian sports, field hockey, figure skating, golf, ice hockey, in-line skating, judo, kayaking, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, ice hockey, kickball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Peg Bradley-Doppes (men's)
Vice Chancellor, Athletics And Recreation
email

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

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/Policy Studies
Educational Leadership/Policy Studies
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer 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
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
Mechatronics Systems Engineering
Molecular Biology
Molecular/Cellular Biophysics
Music
Music Performance
Nanoscale Science/Engineering
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
Research Methods/Statistics
Russian
School Psychology
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Psychology
  3. International Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,952

total students

37%

in-state

63%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

49%

5,801
students

Female
54%
3,145

Male
46%
2,656

51%

6,151
students

Female
62%
3,794

Male
38%
2,357

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

5,563
students

Female
55%
3,025

Male
45%
2,538

5%

238
students

Female
51%
120

Male
49%
118

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

33%

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

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
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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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