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Undergraduate Admission

Why DU

With our stunning campus set against the background of the snowcapped Rockies, you can see at a glance what makes DU different.

But look closer and you'll see that our students are remarkably prepared to go on and succeed. We have some of the best job placement, on-time graduation and study abroad rates you'll find anywhere. Find out why DU is the right place to turn your passion into a life of purpose.


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Start Your Career


See how a DU degree prepares you for the job market. Nearly all our undergraduates have a job or are in graduate school within six months of graduation.

The student experience


Learn how we make your education personal, by giving you close access to professors, a faculty advisor from day one and more. You may even do your own original research funded by a University grant.

Study abroad


Seventy-one percent of our undergraduates study abroad, which makes an international experience part of our undergraduate culture. Learn more about how our Cherrington program makes it affordable to study overseas.

Finishing your degree


See why you're more likely to graduate on time here than at your average university, whether public or private.



Hear directly from our students, their parents, and a hiring employer why the University of Denver is the right choice for your future. Watch videos.