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University of Colorado Denver

College of Nursing

Aurora, CO


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University of Colorado Denver


University of Colorado Denver / College of Nursing is located in Aurora, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Adult nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
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) Nursing leadership and health care systems
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 138
Doctoral Degrees 18

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE if cumulative undergraduate GPA is less than 3.0
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
42 credits of coursework


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline July 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE if cumulative undergraduate GPA is less than 3.0
Master's Degree Requirements Undergraduate nursing degree from ACEN- 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 Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's and/or master's degrees in nursing from ACEN- 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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 83

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop C288
13120 East 19th Avenue
Aurora, CO  80045
United States
Contact Dr. Sarah Thompson
Phone: 303-724-1679