University of Denver

Denver, CO

University of Denver

Denver, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$53,775

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%
30-36
37%
24-29
53%
18-23
10%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,345
Declined 8,683
Total Received 21,028
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Private

5,774

undergraduate students

7,157

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 12,931
Established in 1864
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Denver
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Denver International

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
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Club Sports Council
  • Alpine Club
  • DU Programs Board
  • Greek Life Council
  • Residence Hall Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Winter Carnival
  • May Days
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Emergency blue-light stations on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
94%

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%
30-36
37%
24-29
53%
18-23
10%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.72

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,345
Declined 8,683
Total Received 21,028

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

90%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,617

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,596
Room & board $14,178
Additional fees $1,179
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,440
Total $70,393
Average Financial Aid - $6,617
Total with Avg. Aid $63,776

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (cross-country)
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Swimming and diving
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 Sports Men

Basketball, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rowing, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Field hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian-American Studies
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Statistics
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Criminology
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
French Language and Literature
Game and Interactive Media Design
Geography
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Legal Studies, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Real Estate
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

12,931

total students

37%

in-state

63%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

45%

5,774
students

Female
54%
3,144

Male
46%
2,630

55%

7,157
students

Female
64%
4,615

Male
36%
2,542

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

5,478
students

Female
55%
2,983

Male
45%
2,495

6%

296
students

Female
55%
161

Male
45%
135

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 67%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

230

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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