Admission & Aid
Who are you?
Our community of students is curious, always searching for the next exciting undertaking. At the University of Denver, that can mean starting college as an undergraduate or seeking new challenges in grad school. Where can a DU education take you? Apply now and find out.
From campus visits to enrollment, we'll help you all along the way. With scholarships, grants and loans, we'll do what we can to make higher education a reality for you. So ask yourself what can you add to our community of scholars making impacts in their fields and their communities?
Our Approach to Learning
Your Hands-On Learning
Collaborating across disciplines, our undergraduate and graduate students explore a vast range of subjects outside their programs of study. Your work will drive toward pragmatic approaches to problem-solving through senior design projects and humanitarian crisis simulations. We also support our students during their job search through our robust internship database and connections in Denver and across the globe
Our Faculty-Student Collaboration
With an 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio, our students receive close instruction and support from faculty in and out of the classroom. Both our undergraduate and graduate students work with faculty on projects in their fields, including original research that results in summer-long projects and publications.
#80 National Universities U.S News & World Report, 2021
#58 Best Value Schools U.S News & World Report, 2021
#50 Best Colleges for Veterans U.S News & World Report, 2021
Real World Success
Our Student Research
We provide our undergraduates with $350,000 in research funding annually, and our graduate students receive financial support for their own original research, professional development and conference presentations. Our professors can guide your research and projects, with 90 percent of our full-time faculty having the highest degree in their fields.
Success After Graduation
83 percent of our undergraduates participate in internships, preparing them to enter the job market the moment they leave college, with 91% of our undergrads determining their post-graduation plans within six months of graduation.
$372m Over $372 million in financial aid annually for undergraduates and graduates
91% 91 percent of undergrads have secured post-graduation plans within six months of graduation
70% 70 percent of bachelor's and master's students stay in Colorado after graduation
Tuition & Fees
Our Financial Support
We provide over $116 million in institutional aid to our undergraduates annually, including scholarships and grants. Our graduate students receive over $62 million in institutional aid as well, including graduate teaching and research assistantships. These funds don’t need to be repaid after graduation.
Denver & Colorado
A stone’s throw from the Rocky Mountains, Denver is a fast-growing city bustling with opportunity and life. Get involved in the community, enjoy the outdoors, and experience an internship in Denver’s economy—it’s all here.