15,586
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,482
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Colorado Denver is a University institution located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 173364
Campus Box 167
Denver, CO  80217
United States
Contact Catherine Wilson
Office of Admissions
Email: admissions@ucdenver.edu
Phone: 303-315-2601

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,373
Applied
7,418
Accepted
15,586
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

6,791
Females Applied
4,525
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,582
Males Applied
2,893
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition, portfolio, entrance exam

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 589 540 640
SAT Math 578 520 640
ACT Composite 23 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,900
In-state
30,510
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,495
Full-time student fees
12,620
Room & board
8,800
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,482
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,889
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,343
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,815
Avg. Loan Aid
2,614
Avg. Grant Aid
7,466
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
49%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
1%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

15,586
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.48%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 48.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 9.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 5.56%
Other 1.59%

Gender

Male (45.26%)
Female (54.74%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Distinguished Lecture Series, Spring Fling and CU Denver Block Party

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Veterans Student Organization (Service), Golden Key Honor Society (Academic), Minority Association for Pre-Health Students (Health), Future Doctors of Denver and Intercultural Club Beijing (Cultural and Social)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

4,825
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 3,989
Part-time - 836
Male - 2,134
Female - 2,691