Why DU?

Create your impact.

Choosing DU means challenging yourself in a rigorous and personalized educational setting. Working closely with your professors and peers, you’ll be able to explore new disciplines and choose an academic path that inspires an exciting career.

Our campus is beautiful any time of year. Come visit us and see everything we have to offer—we’d love to meet you.

We’re a community built on action—we strive to inspire positive change, at home and around the world. Discover why we’re proud to call ourselves Pioneers.

Where Phenomenal Happens

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We’re a community built on action—we strive to inspire positive change, at home and around the world. Discover why we’re proud to call ourselves Pioneers.

Where Phenomenal Happens

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Active community, distinct voices.

Like the city we call home, DU is a place for diverse perspectives and fearless growth. We believe in tackling challenges head-on with our students in the lead. Imagine thinking, learning and starting your life amongst the stunning landscape of Colorado. It’s all waiting for you—we hope you’ll join us.

A Thoughtful Community
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Experience change, inside and out.

Take what you learn in the classroom and discover opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. You can explore the world by studying abroad and use our extensive internship database to gain experience that will open doors for you after graduation. If you’re ready to challenge your boundaries, we hope you’ll start here.

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We'll help clear the path.

College is about starting your life, and we want you to start fast. With our Career & Professional Development and an alumni network that stretches across the globe, you won’t have to look far to find support. If you’re willing to put in the work, we’ll make sure you have everything you need for a fulfilling career.

Career Networks
  • Closeup of three female students discussing in a classroom

    Active community, distinct voices.

    Like the city we call home, DU is a place for diverse perspectives and fearless growth. We believe in tackling challenges head-on with our students in the lead. Imagine thinking, learning and starting your life amongst the stunning landscape of Colorado. It's all waiting for you—we hope you'll join us.

  • Middle aged man instructing a female student in front of archeological ruin

    Experience change, inside and out.

    Take what you learn in the classroom and discover opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. You can explore the world by studying abroad and use our huge internship database to gain experience that will open doors for you after graduation. If you’re ready to challenge your boundaries, we hope you’ll start here.

  • Female professor in a grey shirt speaking from a whiteboard to students in a small classroom

    We'll help clear the path.

    College is about starting your life, and we want you to start fast. With our Career & Professional Development and an alumni network that stretches across the globe, you won’t have to look far to find support. If you’re willing to put in the work, we’ll make sure you have everything you need for a fulfilling career.

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We offer daily student-led tours of campus, and in Colorado, it’s always a good time to visit. Set up your tour now and get a firsthand look at what makes our campus such a great place to live and learn.

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Make a Deposit

Log in to your application status page and submit your deposit to confirm your spot at DU. Once you’ve deposited, you can apply for housing, prepare for registration and learn about orientation.

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Choose from our on-campus residence halls and discover a place that feels like home.

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