5,765
Students
Financial aid thermometer
40,587
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
58
58%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 2197 South University Boulevard
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Mr. Todd Rinehart
Vice Chancellor for Enrollment
Email: admission@du.edu
Phone: 303-871-3125
Fax: 303-871-3301

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Bioinformatics Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business Statistics Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Nonprofit Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Software And Media Applications Related Checkmark
Computer Systems Analysis Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
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Musicology And Ethnomusicology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,904
Applied
11,554
Accepted
5,765
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

10,838
Females Applied
6,410
Females Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

9,066
Males Applied
5,144
Males Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
3.67
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Minimun high school GPA
Recommended 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 15th
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 629 590 680
SAT Math 621 570 670
ACT Composite 27 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

49,392
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Fees

1,164
Full-time student fees
13,005
Room & board
8,100
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 Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

40,587
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,860
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,539
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,291
Avg. Loan Aid
18,280
Avg. Grant Aid
34,077
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
86%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
34%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,765
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.93%
Black or African American 2.03%
White or Caucasian 68.69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 4.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 4.22%
Other 2.14%

Gender

Male (46.73%)
Female (53.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 50%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Winter Carnival and May Days

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Club Sports Council, Alpine Club, DU Programs Board, Greek Life Council and Residence Hall Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour locked residence hall entrances

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 1 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing No No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 1 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

1,290
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 733
Part-time - 557
Male - 658
Female - 632