DU by the Numbers

A Complete Experience

There's rarely a single defining quality to help you select a college. It's about a collection of experiences, finding the right balance between academic challenges, a comfortable environment, and promising career opportunities.

Find out how being a Pioneer means having a world of advantages at your fingertips.

Unparalleled Academics

We've crafted an academic experience based on core values of mentorship and exploration. At DU, you'll form essential partnerships with your professors and peers and discover new pathways through collaboration.

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Average Class Size: 21 Students

We keep our classes small so that you get the best out of every session.

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11:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

A small student-to-faculty ratio means that you'll form close relationships with your professors.

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100+ Degree Programs

With over 100 majors to choose from, you'll be able to find a program that suits your passion.

  • Infographic 21 students in an average class

    Average Class Size: 21 Students

    We keep our classes small so that you get the best out of every session.

  • Infographic 11 to 1 student to faculty ratio

    11:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

    A small student-to-faculty ratio means that you'll form close relationships with your professors.

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    100+ Degree Programs

    With over 100 majors to choose from, you'll be able to find a program that suits your passion.

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Promising Futures

We know that you're thinking about the future, and we are too. With a degree from DU, you'll be more than prepared to start your career: you'll already have taken your first steps into a welcoming professional world. Our robust Career Services network will help you find internships and job opportunities throughout your college career, and since most of our students finish in four years, you'll be ready to get out into the world and start making your impact.

90 percent

of students had a job or were in grad school within six months of finishing their degree

71 percent

of students had at least one job offer at the time of graduation

47 percent

of undergraduates participate in at least one internship

43 percent

of students had accepted a job offer at the time of graduation

Opportunities to Explore

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$350,000 in Annual Undergraduate Research Funding

We allocate over $50,000 per year to undergraduate research projects so that you can pioneer new discoveries on your own or with your peers and professors.

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More than 90 Service Learning Courses

The best way to master the critical approaches you learn in the classroom is to take them out into the world and make an impact. We offer more than 90 service learning classes addressing society’s biggest issues.

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Career Opportunities in our Backyard

Forbes named Denver one of the best cities for careers in 2016, and our fast growth provides great entrepreneurial opportunities for recent grads. Plus, we're just a short drive from the Rockies, so you'll be set to explore our beautiful landscape whenever you like.

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    $350,000 in Annual Undergraduate Research Funding

    We allocate over $50,000 per year to undergraduate research projects so that you can pioneer new discoveries on your own or with your peers and professors.

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    More than 90 Service Learning Courses

    The best way to master the critical approaches you learn in the classroom is to take them out into the world and make an impact. We offer more than 90 service learning classes addressing society’s biggest issues.

  • Infographic of Denver skyline

    Career Opportunities in our Backyard

    Forbes named Denver one of the best cities for careers in 2016, and our fast growth provides great entrepreneurial opportunities for recent grads. plus, we're just a short drive from the Rockies, so you'll be set to explore our beautiful landscape whenever you like.

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It's easy to study abroad at DU.

We believe that learning through experience is crucial, and there's no better way to see the world firsthand than by studying abroad. 70 percent of our students study abroad during their time at DU, and most of them don't have to pay anything above normal tuition, thanks to the Cherrington Global Scholars program.

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DU RANKS 3rd IN PERCENTAGE OF UNDERGRADUATES WHO STUDY ABROAD

CHOOSE FROM
150 PROGRAMS IN 55 COUNTRIES

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    DU RANKS 3rd IN PERCENTAGE OF UNDERGRADUATES WHO STUDY ABROAD

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    CHOOSE FROM 150 PROGRAMS IN 55 COUNTRIES

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