University of Denver: Ranking & Review

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Denver Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 176 503
Top 3%

University of Denver Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%57%59%
Applicants19,9049,06610,838
Admissions11,5545,1446,410
Enrolled undergraduates1,504702802
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,4344,9156,519

1,752 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,295 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores491
Percent of students submitting SAT scores33%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
635
Math
620

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,146
Percent of students submitting ACT scores76%
ACT Composite
27
ACT English
27
ACT Math
26

University of Denver Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $65,376 $65,376
Off-campus $65,376 $65,376
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,612 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Denver provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,788 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $47,520 $47,520
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,149 $1,149
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,320 $1,320
Tuition for Full-time graduates $47,520 $47,520
Fees for full-time graduates $303 $303
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,320 $1,320

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 472 630 1,102
Social Sciences 231 183 6 420
Legal Professions and Studies 14 69 251 334
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1 304 7 312
Psychology 106 165 39 310
Education 178 44 222
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1 55 142 2 200
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 93 88 7 188
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 121 8 5 134
Visual and Performing Arts 82 50 132
Natural Resources and Conservation 24 91 115
Engineering 42 29 5 76
English Language and Literature & Letters 47 14 8 69
Library Science 49 49
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 10 34 44
Physical Sciences 22 5 6 33
Mathematics and Statistics 15 5 3 23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 23 23
Health Professions and Related Programs 23 23
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 4 9 18
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 13 13
History 9 9
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 9 9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 4 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4 4
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Grand Total11,3662,1073923,866

A total of 1,367 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Denver.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,499 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate75%71%79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 45%

General info

Alternative namesDU
Founded1864
MottoPro Scientia et Religione
For Science and Religion
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscrimson, gold
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff2,539
Instructional FTE923
Research FTE14
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.du.edu
Address2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, Colorado, 80208
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone3038712000
Fax+1 (303) 871 3522

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