University of Colorado Denver (2024)

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CU Denver is a highly rated public university located in Denver, Colorado. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,387 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the CU Denver acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Nursing. Graduating 44% of students, CU Denver alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,500.

About

1380 LAWRENCE ST LAWRENCE ST CENTER STE 1400
DENVER, CO 80217
Branch of
University of Colorado System

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About CU Denver...

  • Common App Accepted
  • Public College
  • SAT/ACT Optional
  • Some Online Degrees

Athletic Division

No data available

Athletic Conference

No data available

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  • Denver

University of Colorado Denver Rankings

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CU Denver Admissions

Acceptance Rate

75%

Application Deadline

Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

SAT Range

1030-1260

ACT Range

21-27

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Early Decision/Early Action

No

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Cost

Net Price

$16,079/ year

National

$15,523

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Average Total Aid Awarded

$9,384/ year

National

$7,535

Students Receiving Financial Aid

94%

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Academics

Professors

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Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.

Student Faculty Ratio

2:1

Evening Degree Programs

Yes

81%

of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.141 responses

68%

of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.164 responses

60%

of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.164 responses

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Majors

Most Popular Majors

  • Business

    443 Graduates

  • Biology

    283 Graduates

  • Nursing

    243 Graduates

  • Psychology

    165 Graduates

  • Economics

    161 Graduates

  • Communications

    148 Graduates

  • Architecture

    98 Graduates

  • Information Science

    98 Graduates

  • Music History and Literature

    98 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration

    88 Graduates

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Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online

Total number of complete undergraduate programs offered online or through distance learning.

3

Offers Online Courses

College offers distance education courses.

Yes

Online Certificate Programs

Total number of certificate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Associates Programs

Total number of associate degree programs offered online or through distance education.

Online Bachelor's Programs

Total number of bachelor's degree programs offered online or through distance education.

3

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How Students Learn

Based on class setting of student enrollment.

  • Mix of Online and on Campus

    38%

  • On Campus

    49%

  • Online

    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment

8,387Undergrads

Part-Time Undergrads

5,668

Undergrads Over 25

20%

Pell Grant

40%

Varsity Athletes

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Poll

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?

Based on

113 responses

  • Diverse

    46%

  • Motivated

    26%

  • Unique

    15%

  • Only focused on academics

    7%

  • Outgoing

    3%

  • hom*ogenous, pretentious, unwelcoming

    2%

  • Introverted, cliquey

    1%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus

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Poll

42%

of students say they don't have Greek life.147 responses

Poll

45%

of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.187 responses

Poll

What one word or phrase best describes your school?

Based on

118 responses

  • Urban

    35%

  • Welcoming

    19%

  • Diverse and friendly

    19%

  • Supporting, Accomodating

    12%

  • Independent

    10%

  • Unsupportive, Abrasive, Underhanded, Malignant

    3%

  • Fast-paced

    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$56,400/ year

National

$33,028

Graduation Rate

44%

National

49%

Employed 2 Years After Graduation

90%

National

83%

73%

of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.100 responses

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