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Welcome to your dream campus.

There aren’t many campuses that give you the best of both worlds—vibrant city living and, just a short drive away, the endless adventure of the Rocky Mountains. At the University of Denver, every day is filled with energy and opportunity, just waiting to be explored.

Get involved in student life

Whether you have a love of theater or a penchant for politics, there are more than 100 student groups, one for nearly every interest. Meet new friends while performing in a jazz ensemble, take a leadership class or encourage activism as part of the DU environmental team. Don’t see a group for you? Start your own and build your special niche.

Make a difference in your community

The University of Denver is a community of doers. We’re not satisfied with standing idly by. Committed to promoting the public good, we offer meaningful service learning opportunities that address some the biggest local and global challenges of the day. Champion sustainability by organizing a new bike-lending program, explore the causes of age-related disease or use art to bridge culture differences. Here, you’ll see the immediate impact of your work.

Find your home away from home

Located just five miles south of Denver, the University’s beautiful campus offers plenty of options for your housing needs. Undergraduate on-campus housing includes living and learning communities for students with common interests, while graduate students can settle into furnished apartments. Whatever your situation, you’ll find a place that feels like home.

Live the active Colorado lifestyle

There’s no shortage of ways to stay active when you’re a student at DU. Cheer on the home team Pioneers or hit the powder-covered slopes with the Alpine Club. Our diverse athletic scene includes everything from competitive Division I athletics teams to a variety of club sports and recreational activities. Add on 300 days of sunshine a year, and you’ll have plenty of reasons to get outside.

Enjoy outdoor adventure and urban culture

Head up to the mountains for a morning hike, and be back in time for dinner at a downtown bistro and a show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. A high-country playground and big-city dining, shopping and nightlife are right at your fingertips in Denver and the Rocky Mountains.