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External Rankings

University of Denver

  • U.S. News & World Report - Ranked among the best national universities, No. 83. (2013)
  • U.S. News & World Report - Ranked among the top twenty online Bachelor's programs, No. 13. (2014)
  • President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll - honor roll recipient. (2013)
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance - No. 41 for best value among private universities. (2013)

Sustainability

  • BestColleges.com - Ranked in the top 50 greenest universities, No. 44. (2013)
  • Princeton Review - Named in the Guide to Green Colleges. (2012)
  • AAHSE - Awarded Gold status in the Sustainability Assessment & Tracking Rating System. (2011)
  • Sustainable Endowments Institute - Given an A- on the College Sustainability Report Card. (2011)
  • EPA - No. 1 in the EPA Green Power Challenge. (2010)

International Education

  • Peace Corps - No. 1 among Peace Corps volunteer-producing graduate schools. (2014)
  • Peace Corps - No. 18 among Peace Corps volunteer-producing undergraduate medium schools. (2013)
  • IIE Open Doors - No. 4 for undergraduate participation in study abroad. (2013)

Daniels College of Business

All College

  • EuropeanCEO Magazine - Named Most Innovative Business School, Western United States. (2011)

Graduate

  • U.S. News & World Report - Daniels ranked among the best part-time MBA programs in accredited business schools, ranked  No. 77. (2015)
  • U.S. News & World Report - Daniels ranked among the best online graduate business programs, ranked No. 36. (2015)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek - No. 5 Part-time MBA in the southwest region (AZ, CO, NM, TX and OK). (2011)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek - No. 25 Part-time MBA in the nation, the only business school in Colorado to make the list. (2011)
  • Beyond Grey Pinstripes/The Aspen Institute - Ranked No. 2 in the world for small MBA programs, and No. 15 in the world overall,  for integrating social and environmental issues in its MBA program. (2011)
  • Financial Times - The only Colorado school with an internationally-ranked Executive MBA program ranked four years in a row-- No. 99. (2011)
  • Forbes - Daniels microfinance class listed as one of the 10 Most Innovative Business School Classes. (2010)
  • Public Accounting Report - Ranked No. 14 among the Top 25 Graduate Programs-Group II, Mid-Size Schools. (2010)
  • The Wall Street Journal - No. 20 in the nation for top regional business schools. (2007)
  • The Wall Street Journal - No. 7 in the world for producing students with strong ethical standards. The fourth consecutive year Daniels has received high marks for its commitment to business ethics. (2007)

Undergraduate

  • Bloomberg Businessweek - Ranked among the best undergraduate business schools in the nation, ranked No. 68. (2013)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek - Top programs by specialty, ranked No. 5 in ethics, 9 in accounting, 32 in business law and 35 in financial management. (2012)
  • Princeton Review - Listed as one of the Top 300 business schools in The 2012 Edition: The Best 300 Business Schools. (2011)
  • U.S. News & World Report - Ranked among the best of accredited business schools, ranked No. 72. (2013)
  • Public Accounting Report - Ranked No. 22 among the Top 25 Undergraduate Programs-Group II, Mid-Size Schools. (2010)

Sturm College of Law

  • U.S. News & World Report - Ranked among the best law schools, No. 68. (2015)
  • U.S. News & World Report - No. 8 among legal writing programs. (2015)
  • U.S. News & World Report - No. 12 among part-time law programs. (2015)
  • U.S. News & World Report - No. 14 among clinical training programs. (2015)

Morgridge College of Education

  • U.S. News & World Report - No. 106 among graduate programs in education (2015).
  • U.S. News & World Report - No. 33 among graduate programs in library & information studies (2015).