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Student Profiles

Diverse and unique, our students come from around the globe.

Hailing from around the world, DU students are ethnically, culturally and spiritually diverse. What binds us together is a commitment to new experiences.

A desire for small class sizes, individualized attention and access to professors. A love of diverse perspectives and scholarly excellence. And an insatiable curiosity and drive to make a difference.

Most of all, our students love being at DU.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT PROFILE

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Demographics

  • Females: 54 percent
  • Males: 46 percent
  • Students of color: 15 percent
  • Colorado: 37 percent
  • West (excluding Colorado): 16 percent
  • Southwest: 6 percent
  • Midwest: 22 percent
  • Northeast: 7 percent
  • Southeast: 3 percent
  • International: 9 percent
  • States represented: 46
  • Countries represented: 20

Test scores (Fall 2011)

SAT—Middle 50 percent:

  • SAT Critical Reading: 560-670
  • SAT Math: 570-670
  • ACT Composite: 25-30
  • GPA: 3.56-4.0

GRADUATE STUDENT PROFILE

Graduate students from DU's Future International Administration Professionals

  • Master's degree students: Approx. 4,100
  • Doctoral (PhD, PsyD, JD) students: Approx. 1,700
  • International: 7 percent
  • Full-time: 54 percent
  • Average age: 31

STUDENT BODY PROFILE

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Student body

  • Undergraduates: 5,087
  • Graduates: 6,389

Undergraduate student/faculty ratio

  • 9 to 1

Average class size

  • 20 students

Faculty

  • 639 full-time appointed faculty members, 90 percent with the highest degree in their fields.