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  4. Campus
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  6. Party Scene
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  7. Professors
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  8. Location
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  9. Dorms
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University of Denver is a highly rated private university located in Denver, Colorado. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,478 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the University of Denver acceptance rate is 59%. Popular majors include Finance, Psychology, and Marketing. Graduating 77% of students, University of Denver alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,500.

About

2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
The Summit League

University of Denver Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

DU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1170-1350
ACT Range
26-31
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$37,263 / 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
$29,958 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 112 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 126 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 126 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • All
    2%
  • None
    94%
  • Some
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,478 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
296
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 65 responses
  • Friendly
    37%
  • Aspiring
    12%
  • Preppy
    12%
  • Snobby
    12%
  • Interesting
    9%
  • Conformist
    8%
  • Smart
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 151 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 179 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 73 responses
  • Privileged
    34%
  • Engaged
    22%
  • CHALLENGING
    11%
  • Awesome
    8%
  • Adventurous
    5%
  • Respected
    5%
  • White
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$56,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 65 responses

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