University of Denver
Denver, CO 80208

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 11,614
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 12%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,566 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

53%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Denver is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 20,322 applications and 10,867 students were granted admission. University of Denver is at the #51 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, 76% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 33% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1110 to 1310
ACT26 to 31

Application Fee

$65
Undergrad students
$65
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Denver's tuition was $45,288 for all students regardless of residency (69% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

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

$32,940
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$45,288
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$45,288
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 86% of University of Denver's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 18% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,641 (which is 5.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Denver in 2016-2017, was 577, which is 41% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,679 (which is 3.7% below the national average.)

$4,641
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,679
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
86%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Denver has enrolled a total of 11,614 students (8,592 students full-time and 3,022 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,614 students, 156 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 5,754 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,860 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,244 students for distance studies.

11,614
Total Enrollment
156
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 68%

Hispanic: 10%

Non-resident alien: 9%

Asian: 4%

Black/African American: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Denver.

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
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 14% 444 0
Social Sciences 13% 422 171
Legal Professions And Studies 11% 348 0
Psychology 9% 275
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 6% 192 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 5% 166 78
Education 5% 155 0
Natural Resources And Conservation 4% 118 82
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 3% 88
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 87 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

79%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

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 Denver full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
20%
Dropout rate
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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

$44,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of University of Denver graduates 6 years after enrollment is $44,900. Last year, out of the total 1,551 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,411 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,664 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,481 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $44,900 $53,800
Employment Rate 91% 89%
Total Graduates 1,551 1,664

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Denver.

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0.2 mile away
CollegeAmerica-Denver
1.5 mile away
Denver Seminary
6.2 mile away
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8.5 mile away
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