College of Nursing University of Colorado Denver

Aurora, CO
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
in-state | out-of-state tuition
February 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
1 Department and Program
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Adult Nurse Practitioner Master of Science (MS)
    • Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science (MS)
    • Nursing Leadership And Health Care Systems Master of Science (MS)
    • Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Master of Science (MS)
    • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Master of Science (MS)
    • Women's Health Master of Science (MS)
    • Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist Master of Science (MS)
    • Health Care Informatics Master of Science (MS)
    • Nurse-Midwifery Master of Science (MS)
    • Special Studies Master of Science (MS)
    • Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 108
    • Doctoral Degrees 28
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 354
    • Accepted 152
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 109
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline July 1st June 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE if cumulative undergraduate GPA is less than 3.0, undergraduate nursing degree from NLNAC- or CCNE-accredited school or university; completion of research and statistics courses with minimum grade of C; copy of current and unencumbered nursing license
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, bachelor's and/or master's degrees in nursing from NLN- or CCNE-accredited institution; portfolio; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, graduate 3.5; graduate-level intermediate statistics and master's-level nursing theory courses with minimum B grade; interview
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 560 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsApril 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students489
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students489
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Full-time Percentage72%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown4%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty132
    • Full-time Percentage56%
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiological and behavioral phenomena in pregnancy and postpartum; patterns of glycemia during the insulin resistance of pregnancy; obesity, gestational diabetes, and relationship to neonatal adiposity; men's awareness and knowledge of male breast cancer; cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic insomnia after breast cancer treatment; massage therapy for the treatment of tension-type headaches
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$5,884,881

Location & Contact

College of Nursing

University of Colorado Denver

Mail Stop C288 13120 East 19th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
United States

Dr. Sarah Thompson


Phone: 303-724-1679

Judy Campbell

Graduate Programs Coordinator

Phone: 303-724-8503

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