What are the average admission test scores for students who are accepted into the Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science?
- 28 ACT
- 1180 SAT
- 3.5 GPA
Do you accept AP and/or IB credits?
The University of Denver accepts AP and IB credits. Depending on the course, you must earn a score of 4 or 5 to transfer the credit. See a detailed list of courses and scores required visit the Admissions website.
What courses can I expect to take my first year?
A complete listing of all required courses for our engineering degrees can be found in our Engineering Program Plan. Typically, first-year engineering students take calculus, physics, engineering and English courses, as well as First Year Seminar. You will also have the opportunity to work in lab settings and on projects. This solid foundation in mechanical, electrical and computer engineering is intended to help you identify which engineering discipline is the best fit for you.
What are first-year projects like?
Each first-year student is required to submit a special project. To see an example, click on this video.
What type of computer am I required to have?
Please visit the University Technology Services site for the latest information on computer and laptop requirements.
What if I want extra help? Are tutors available?
The Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science provides FREE tutoring weekdays and weekends for all engineering undergraduate students. You can stop by for clarification on course work, assistance with homework or help with test preparation from third-year, fourth-year and graduate engineering students. Currently we hold tutoring hours in the Anderson Academic Commons, which is in the center of campus.
Will I have a life as an engineering student?
The Ritchie School offers a flexible curriculum that enables students to study and participate in outside activities, including university-level and club-level sports, or earn a minor outside engineering with ease. You'll find engineering students taking advantage of life in Denver and the Rocky Mountains throughout the year.
To learn more about life as an engineering student, click on this video.