University of Denver

Denver, CO

University of Denver

Denver, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$53,775

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
590
75th
680
25th
580
75th
33
25th
26
75th
29
25th
24
75th
31
25th
26
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,785
Declined 8,938
Total Received 22,723
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Private

6,190

undergraduate students

9,222

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1864, The University of Denver is a private coeducational university. Its 130-acre campus is located eight miles from downtown Denver.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 15,412
Established in 1864
Coeducational Coeducational

130-acre, urban campus in Denver (population: 715,522). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of Denver
2199 South University Boulevard
Denver, CO
80208

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
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
42%
Top 1/4
74%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
590
75th
680
25th
580
75th
33
25th
26
75th
29
25th
24
75th
31
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,785
Declined 8,938
Total Received 22,723

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

86%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$31,482

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,596
Housing $8,949
Food $5,229
Additional fees $1,179
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $68,953
Average Financial Aid - $31,482
Total with Avg. Aid $37,471

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Skiing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Western Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association, Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
Advertising. yes
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence. yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Asian-American Studies. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Statistics. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Clinical Child Psychology. yes yes
Clinical Psychology. yes yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Development Economics and International Development. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Ecology. yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational Statistics and Research Methods. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law. yes
Engineering, General. yes yes
Engineering, Other. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Forensic Psychology. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Game and Interactive Media Design. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes
Geography. yes yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes yes
History, General. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Finance. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Legal Professions and Studies, Other. yes
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Library and Information Science. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes yes
Materials Science. yes yes
Mathematics and Statistics, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Molecular Biophysics. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Technology. yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes yes
Music, Other. yes
Musicology and Ethnomusicology. yes
Nanotechnology. yes yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes yes
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. yes
Philosophy. yes yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Psychology, Other. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Real Estate. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
School Psychology. yes yes
Science, Technology and Society. yes
Securities Services Administration/Management. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Tax Law/Taxation. yes
Taxation. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Telecommunications Technology/Technician. yes
Transportation/Mobility Management. yes

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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

15,412

total students

30%

in-state

70%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

40%

6,190
students

Female
54%
3,358

Male
46%
2,832

60%

9,222
students

Female
64%
5,922

Male
36%
3,300

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

5,657
students

Female
54%
3,071

Male
46%
2,586

9%

533
students

Female
54%
287

Male
46%
246

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

138

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

quarter hours

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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

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