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External Rankings

University of Denver

  • U.S. News & World Report—Ranked among the best national universities, No. 88. (2015)
  • 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. 53 for best value among private universities. (2014)

Sustainability

  • BestColleges.com—Ranked in the top 50 greenest universities, No. 44. (2013)
  • Princeton Review—Named in the Guide to Green Colleges. (2014)
  • AASHE—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 Western Athletic Conference in the EPA Green Power Challenge. (2013)

International Education

  • IIE Open Doors—No. 1 for undergraduate participation in study abroad. (2014)
  • 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)

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)
  • Poets and Quants—Daniels Executive MBA ranked No. 52. (2013)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek—No. 3 Part-time MBA in the northwest region. (2013)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek—No. 54 Part-time MBA in the nation, the only business school in Colorado to make the list. (2013)
  • 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 five years in a row—No. 96. (2012)
  • Forbes—Daniels microfinance class listed as one of the 10 Most Innovative Business School Classes. (2010)
  • Net Impact—Rated No. 29 in Sustainability and No. 23 in Social Impact in Net Impact's Business as UNusual graduate programs guide. (2013)
  • CFA Institute—The Daniels Master of Science in Finance program has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. (2014)

Undergraduate

  • Create a Career—Lists the Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management among the top 25 hospitality programs in the United States. (2014)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek—Colorado's highest ranked undergraduate business program, ranked No. 67 in the nation. (2014)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek—Ranked No. 8 in the Western United States, No. 12 in Academic Quality and No. 40 in Private Universities. (2014)
  • U.S. News & World Report—Ranked No. 79 among the best business programs. (2015)
  • Bloomberg Businessweek—Top programs by specialty, ranked No. 4 in ethics and No. 10 in business law. (2013)
  • Princeton Review—Listed as one of the Top 296 business schools in The 2013 Edition: The Best 296 Business Schools. (2012)

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).

Graduate School of Social Work

  • U.S. News & World Report—No. 26 among graduate programs in social work (2012).