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Undergraduates

Build the foundation for your future.

Open the door to a world of possibilities. As an undergraduate student at DU, you'll get a multidisciplinary education that's rooted in a clear commitment to taking on the great issues of our time.

Enriched by diverse learning experiences that extend from the classroom to the field, laboratory, community and professional world, your time here will be informed by diverse perspectives that deepen your understanding of the global culture. In the end, you'll be uniquely prepared to confront the challenges and opportunities ahead.

 

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Innovative degree programs

Select from more than 100 undergraduate programs, including traditional majors and compelling dual degree programs that span a variety of disciplines, including business, education, social work, art history, geographic information science, international studies, public policy and engineering. At DU, you can:

  • Follow our broad base of foundational courses with unique interdisciplinary classes and in-depth studies within your major.
  • Choose between individual, interdisciplinary and dual undergraduate/graduate degree programs.
  • Explore nontraditional options at University College and the Colorado Women's College.
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Applied learning experiences

Break out of the classroom. At DU, you'll broaden your knowledge base with a variety of unique and exciting applied-learning experiences. Discover new interests and aptitudes through:

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Advanced academic opportunities

Delve deeper into your studies through specialized research projects and advanced academic pursuits, including:

  • The Partners in Scholarship (PinS) program, which gives you the chance to structure and conduct research projects and creative endeavors that complement your classroom studies.
  • The University Honors Program, which provides opportunities for qualified students to work with professors and peers to explore current issues.