University of Denver (DU)

Denver, CO

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University of Denver

University of Denver

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Animal Sciences
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
General Natural Resources Management and Policy

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies
Christian Studies
Divinity, Ministry, Seminary (BD, MDiv)
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
French Language and Literature
General Music
General Studies
German Language and Literature
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Interior Design
Italian Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Music Performance
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Other Fine Arts and Art Studies
Product and Industrial Design
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Business/Corporate Communications
Business/Managerial Economics
Construction Management
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Fashion/Apparel Design
Hospitality Management and Administration
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Finance
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Organizational Behavior Studies
Other Accounting and Related Services
Other Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Other Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Other Marketing
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Real Estate
Restaurant & Food Services
Tourism, Travel, and Hotel Services Management
Transportation/Transportation Management

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Commercial & Advertising Art
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communications Technology/Technician
Design & Visual Communications
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Film/Video & Cinematography
Game Design Programming and Interactive Media Design
Graphic Design
Mass Communication/ Media Studies
Other Communication, Journalism and Related Programs
Other Computer Software and Media Applications
Public Relations/Image Management
Recording Arts Technology
Web Page, Digital Multimedia, Information Resources, and Graphic Design

Cosmetology & Beauty

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Esthetician & Skin Care
Hair Styling & Hair Design
Make-Up Artist/Specialist
Manicurist/Nail Specialist

Culinary Arts & Food Service

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Secondary Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering
Other Electrical Technician
Other Engineering

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Other Health and Physical Education/Fitness

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Clinical/Medical Lab. Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse Training (LVN)
Massage Therapy, Therapeutic Massage
Medical Insurance/Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nursing Administration
Nursing Assistant / Aide and Patient Care Assistant / Aide
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Other Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems (Holistic Medicine)
Other Nursing
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technologist
Ultrasound Technician

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biological and Physical Sciences
International/Global Studies
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Science, Technology and Society

Legal Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Court Reporting
Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies
Other Legal Professions and Studies
Other Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
Tax Law/Taxation (LL.M, J.S.D./S.J.D.)

Library Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Information and Library Science (Informatics)

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences
Molecular Biology

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Business Statistics

Natural Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Other Chemistry

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
Firefighter, Fireman and Firefighting Science
Forensic Science and Technology
Homeland Security (DHS, National Security Policy, Disaster Planning and Intelligence)
Human Services
Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, Paramilitary, and Related Protective Services
Securities Services Administration/Management

Skilled Trades

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Aircraft Maintenance
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Building Property Management and Maintenance
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR)
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Welding Technology/Welder

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Asian-American Studies
Clinical Child Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Development Economics and International Development
Forensic Psychology
Geographic Information Systems and Cartography (GIS)
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
International Relations and Affairs
Other Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender and Group Studies
Other Psychology
Other Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
School Psychology
Sport Psychology

Social Work

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Social Work

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Systems Technology
Other Engineering Technologies/Technicians


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Computer Repair and Installation Technology, Technician
Computer Science
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance (CIS, Internet Security)
Information Technology
Network and System Administration / Administrator
Other Computer Programming
Other Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Telecommunications Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Transportation Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
Truck and Bus Driver, Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor (Trucking)


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters

Veterinary Medicine

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

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DU Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

100% of students gave University of Denver 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 1972

Academics Rating

Class sizes are reasonable for "Intro" classes, and small for upper division and other special programs. Interaction with the instructors and other class members is excellent. Curriculum is excellent.

DU Academic Details

Academic Calendar Quarter
Average Freshman GPA 3.40
Retention Rate 86%
Carnegie Class Research Universities (high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in September.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Weekend College
  • Certificate Programs

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Sea Semester
  • Other: Josef Korbel School in Washington, DC

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry

Class Sizes at University of Denver

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 60%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 4%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 36%
  • 100+ Students: 0%
Fewer than 20 Students 60%
50 - 100 Students 4%
20 - 49 Students 36%
100+ Students 0%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 62
  • Unknown and Other: 29
  • Latino: 3
  • Asian: 3
  • African American: 2
Caucasian 62
Unknown and Other 29
Latino 3
Asian 3
African American 2

Faculty at University of Denver

Total Faculty 1,323
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 11
Full-Time Professors 2,033
Male Faculty 710
Part-Time Professors 895
Women Faculty 613

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