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Study at University of Denver

The University of Denver, or DU, is the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States. It was founded in 1864. DU enrolls more than 10, 000 students in both graduate and undergraduate programs. The main campus is spread across an area of 125 acres. The U. S. News and World Report (2008) ranked the University of Denver 85th among all public and private "National Universities" rankings.

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University of Denver's sports teams are nicknamed the Pioneers.

Profile of University of Denver

Denver, CO is home to University of Denver. Denver is a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at University of Denver go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Students commonly pursue studies in law, music, business and management, and family and social work.

University of Denver Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 530. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 540 and 640. Since a large share of students are from out-of-state, you can assume the school has broad appeal.


University of Denver has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

University of Denver has 11, 053 enrolled students .

Student Life

Full-time students are the norm at the school. University of Denver offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Sun Belt Conference.

University of Denver Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 052business and related services, finance, marketing, business management, business, international business, accounting, taxation, . . .
Liberal Arts460international relations, library science, English, international development, sociology, political science, history, anthropology, . . .
Law440law, tax law, legal research, legal professions
Family and Social Work217social work, public policy analysis, public administration
Therapy and Counselling209psychology, clinical psychology, Counselling psychology, forensic psychology, school psychology, educational psychology, psychology courses
Education and Teaching167curriculum and instruction, educational administration, higher education administration, educational statistics, teacher ed, special Education
Media159communication studies, digital communications, journalism, communication and journalism, public relations, advertising, mass communication
Science89biology, molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, ecology, biological and physical sciences, physics, biopsychology
Music76music, music performance, various music studies, musicology
Computer Science and Engineering69information science, computer engineering, computer science, systems analyst, information technology, software engineering, computer networking
Engineering51engineering management, various engineering courses, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, engineering, biomedical engineering, materials science, materials engineering, . . .
Conservation and Resource Management37natural resources management, environmental science
Hospitality36hospitality management
Fine Arts23art history and criticism, fine arts studies
Engineering Technician19telecommunications tech
Real Estate and Construction Management18real estate, construction management
Security and Law Enforcement15criminology, security services management
Mathematics11statistics courses, mathematics, mathematics and statistics
Design10graphic design
Art Studies9art studies
Religion and Philosophy7religion, philosophy, Jewish studies
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Animal Science and Care1animal science
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Medical administration0health care administration

Contact: University of Denver

University of Denver

2199 S. University Blvd

Denver, CO 80208

General Phone: (303) 871-2000


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