University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver)

Denver, CO

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University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver Student Essentials

University of Colorado Denver Student Essentials
Region: Rockies
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Nickname: UCDHSC
Website: www.ucdenver.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $7,494
Out-of-State Tuition: $21,006
Retention Rate: 71%
Enrollment: 29,693
Year Established: 1912

About CU Denver

Situated in gorgeous downtown Denver, the University of Colorado, Denver campus offers its students access to a bustling city life filled with career and cultural opportunities, and an education that will prepare them to thrive in it.

Offering traditional classes as well as total online courses through CU Online, the university has over 60 bachelor’s degree options. Students can pursue degrees in a variety of options, like Art History, Environmental Sciences or Public Health. Master’s, doctoral, certificate, health, and pre-collegiate options are also available.

Admissions to the University of Colorado, Denver, are based upon multiple factors, including high school performance rates, the admission index calculated by GPA and ACT/SAT scores, and an optional personal letter of request. Eligible students generally have an index of 93 or higher and have completed all HEAR requirements, and show no more than two MAPS unit deficiencies.

Tuition rates are discounted for in-state students. For financial assistance, students should begin by filling out the FAFSA. The university also offers scholarships based on need and merit, and students interested in applying for these should check out the University Scholarship Guide on the university website.

Student life at the university is bound to have something for everyone. Denver is known for its vibrant atmosphere, opportunities and night life, and CU Denver is located just blocks away from the downtown. And, with over 100 student organizations, including honor societies, professional organizations and religious-based groups, there is plenty to do on campus as well.

CU Denver Map & Location

University of Colorado Denver
1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80217


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Getting Around CU Denver

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Denver, CO

Winter
Dec
46
16
Jan
47
16
Feb
49
18
Spring
Mar
56
25
Apr
62
33
May
72
42
Summer
Jun
81
50
Jul
88
56
Aug
86
54
Fall
Sep
78
44
Oct
66
33
Nov
54
23

CU Denver Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 16,271
Freshman Class 1,111
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 29,693

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 16%
  • African American: 5%
  • Caucasian: 59%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 9%
  • Unknown and Other: 11%
Latino 16%
African American 5%
Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 9%
Unknown and Other 11%

Undergraduate 55%
Graduate 45%
Full-Time 74%
Part-Time 26%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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