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University of Denver provides a variety of degree programs for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Denver, Colorado and operated as a private institution. Enrollment at DU exceeds twelve thousand per year.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs University of Denver offers:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Legal Professions And Studies
- Public Administration And Social Services
- Social Sciences
Students applying for admission are generally asked to submit an application, transcripts, records, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Very common scores among applicants accepted to DU are between 25 to 30 on the ACT, or 1650 to 1970 for the SAT exam. University of Denver admits about 70% of students applying. Of those applicants admitted, nearly 17% enrolled.
Tuition is approximately $42,000 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $7,100. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is generally offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.
DU participates in sports through the NCAA's Sun Belt Conference in Basketball.
For a complete list of programs offered, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.du.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates University of Denver accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students that were accepted, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting into University of Denver.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- High School Academic Ranking are Recommended
- Letters of Recommendation are Required
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Required
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|SAT ® Critical Reading||540 - 660|
|SAT ® Math||560 - 660|
|SAT ® Writing||520 - 630|
|SAT ® Total Score||1620 - 1950|
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2011
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||25 - 31|
|ACT ® Math||24 - 29|
|ACT ® Writing||8 - 9|
|ACT ® Composite Score||25 - 30|
Acceptance Rate Table
The table below lists the chances of getting into University of Denver.
|Granted Admissions||10,539 (77%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||1,413 (13%)|
University of Denver has a total student population of about 12,000, where graduate students make up roughly 54% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $38,000-$46,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,100 to $1,300 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||83%||$18,915|
|Receiving Student Loans||41%||$6,660|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 2%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, University of Denver may provide student services including:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
University of Denver has a high graduation rate when compared to nearby similar schools.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||60%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||16%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Law Program (more info)
- Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
- Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- English Language Program (more info)
- Art and Design Program
- Music Program (more info)
University of Denver is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Western Athletic Conference)
- Ice Hockey
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to University of Denver.
- University of Colorado Denver in Denver, CO (5 miles away)
- Metropolitan State College of Denver in Denver, CO (5 miles away)
- Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO (15 miles away)
- University of Colorado at Boulder in Boulder, CO (28 miles away)
- United States Air Force Academy in USAFA, CO (47 miles away)
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