University of Denver

Denver, CO, USA
3.88 Average Rating

Founded in 1864, the University of Denver is the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain Region. DU confers bachelor’s degrees in over 100 academic fields of study and every major enables students to take courses across different subjects. Additionally, DU features one of the original business schools in the United States and the first school of social work in the region. Every winter, DU hosts the annual First Snow Celebration featuring an all-campus snowball fight.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
35%
Out-Of-State Students
65%
0
100
53%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 28
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1261
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other January 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
11,434
Total Number of Undergrads
5,765
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
66%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
76%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$28,839
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$51,336
Out-of-State Tuition
$51,336
0
100
42%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
79%
Average Aid Per Year
$31,526
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
100
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Denver
New York
Chicago
Los Angeles
San Francisco
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
88%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$53,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.88 Average Rating
University of Denver is an AWESOME school! The small and focused class sizes allow students to get a wonderful education and the professors truly care about the students well being. It also offers a wonderful social life with sororities/fraternities, athletics, and and multiple clubs.
Tara from Highlands Ranch, CO
I love University of Denver. The community is very inclusive and open-minded, and there is a wide variety of activities. Additionally, it is clear that the professors truly care about your success and are all passionate about what they teach.
Marianne from Colorado Springs, CO