University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO 80217-3364


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 23,960
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
(The institution has its own hospital)
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 12,252 applications and 7,415 students were granted admission. University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 13% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT960 to 1190
ACT21 to 26

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $23,232 and in-state students paid $7,536.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 73% of University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 38% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,352 (which is 1.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus in 2016-2017, was 500, which is 39% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,943 (which is 6.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus has enrolled a total of 23,960 students (12,739 students full-time and 11,221 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 23,960 students, 1,879 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 14,622 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 9,338 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,017 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 55%

Hispanic: 16%

Asian: 8%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Two or more races: 4%

Black/African American: 4%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 24% 2,152 460
Education 14% 1,201 393
Health Professions And Related Programs 11% 1,001 995
Engineering 7% 587 0
Architecture And Related Services 6% 554
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 6% 498 166
Visual And Performing Arts 5% 463 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 288 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 166 26
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 152 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus graduates 6 years after enrollment is $40,000. Last year, out of the total 3,018 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,686 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,787 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,397 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $40,000 $53,700
Employment Rate 89% 86%
Total Graduates 3,018 2,787

Campus Location

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