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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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University of Colorado - Denver is a highly rated public university located in Denver, Colorado. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,857 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the University of Colorado - Denver acceptance rate is 67%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Biology. Graduating 52% of students, University of Colorado - Denver alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,500.

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1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80204
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Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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University of Colorado - Denver Rankings

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University of Colorado - Denver Admissions

Acceptance Rate
67%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1220
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,865 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,374 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
82%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 129 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 143 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 143 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
12
How Students Learn
  • All
    7%
  • None
    70%
  • Some
    23%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,857 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
6,961
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 92 responses
  • Diverse
    52%
  • Motivated
    23%
  • Unique
    17%
  • Only focused on academics
    3%
  • Homogenous, pretentious, unwelcoming
    2%
  • Outgoing
    1%
  • Stressed
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 126 responses
Poll
45%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 166 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 97 responses
  • Urban
    37%
  • Welcoming
    22%
  • Diverse and friendly
    15%
  • Supporting, Accomodating
    12%
  • Independent
    11%
  • Unsupportive, Abrasive, Underhanded, Malignant
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 95 responses

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