College of Nursing University of Colorado Denver

College of Nursing University of Colorado Denver

Aurora, CO
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
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)
    • Nurse-Midwifery Master of Science (MS)
    • Special Studies 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)
    • Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Master of Science (MS)
    • Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 119
    • Doctoral Degrees 38
    • 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


51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 268
    • Accepted 138
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 113
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students483
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students483
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown3%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty144
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • 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$5,870,811

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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