University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
4-year Private university

Overview

University of Denver is a private institution established in 1864 with urban setting located at Denver. It is ranked 87 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $50,556(2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,765. It practices quarter-based academic calendar.

#87 in National Universities
Setting
Urban
Location Denver, Colorado
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1864
Selectivity Low
Size Medium
5,765 Undergraduates

Learning

11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$67,656
Cost of Attendance
$28,839
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $50,556
Outstate Tuition Fee $50,556
Room and Board Fees $13,005
$53,800 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

53% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$65 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.72 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, CAE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

Englisg is a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
01
Early Action Deadline
Jan
05
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Jul
01
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$41,860 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$34,932 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $67,656
99% Students with need received Financial Aid
88% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline February 15
Forms to be submitted CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Chancellor Scholarship
Total Worth $26,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits), a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00, pass a minimum of 66.6% of all courses attempted, must complete degree within 150% of the minimum credits required to graduate
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Provost Scholarship
Total Worth $24,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits), a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00, pass a minimum of 66.6% of all courses attempted, must complete degree within 150% of the minimum credits required to graduate
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Dean Scholarship
Total Worth $22,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance enrolled full-time (at least 12 credits), a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00, pass a minimum of 66.6% of all courses attempted, must complete degree within 150% of the minimum credits required to graduate
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Endowed Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details These scholarships are awarded by individual academic departments at DU.
Our office identifies students who are eligible for endowed scholarships based on the criteria for each award, and each department then chooses which students receive the scholarship.
If you meet the criteria for an award, you will be automatically considered for the scholarship. However, some departments also require an application. Contact your department to determine if you need to submit an application to be considered for an endowed scholarship.
Talent Scholarships
Total Worth --
Details These scholarships are awarded based on achievements in athletics, music, theater, speech, and art.
Recipient and award amounts are determined by athletic and academic departments.
Contact your academic department or varsity coach directly for more information.

Students

5,765 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
87% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
75% Students graduate within 6 years