Cultivating Graduate Student Success

The University of Denver works hard to support your success as a graduate student.

During your time at DU, you and your classmates thrive as researchers, writers, community leaders, teaching assistants, and integral parts of our 50 centers and institutes. You reap the rewards of our innovative 4D Experience, which deepens your intellectual growth and promotes personal discovery. This multi-dimensional academic approach sparks curiosity and fuels your future adventures.

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Graduate Student Resources

At DU, we value the entirety of your well-being. To help you thrive, the Student Support Offices provide an array of resources such as advising, career support, disability services, counseling, and more.  

Access to these resources and a supportive environment enrich the quality of your student life experience, spur personal growth and development, and empower you with practical tools to achieve greatness in your post-graduation endeavors.

Academics That Propel Your Future Forward

Our 200+ graduate programs are grounded in four core learning outcomes that define what you accomplish and the competencies you develop through your unique DU graduate school experience. Although each program translates these objectives into different measurable results, grad student graduates with: 

  • Advanced theoretical and disciplinary knowledge and skills through discovery, application, and expression.
  • Professional and ethical identity, values, and leadership.
  • Intercultural, local, and global engagement.
  • Critical intellectual engagement. 

Explore DU’s graduate student learning outcomes and how they translate into your success story.

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Advancing Your Career

Once you complete your degree program and graduate from the University of Denver, you embark on a new career path. Whether you decide to tackle a new leadership position or switch to a different industry, we support your professional growth. 

To help you along this journey, DU’s Career & Professional Development is committed to equipping you with career skills and experience that empower your professional aspirations. We work with companies, nonprofits, startups and other organizations to help connect our graduates with job opportunities. We also host networking events and provide career coaching for our alumni well after graduation. More than 25% of employed master's students found their jobs through DU connections, and we're eager to help you join that number.

As a graduate student or alumni, you can attend our networking events, receive feedback on your resume, CV and cover letter, meet with a career coach to distill your professional goals, and find your next job, share your expertise or become a mentor via CrimsonConstellation.

Regardless of your needs, DU’s Career & Professional Development is eager to help you navigate your post-graduate career search. 

Career & Professional Development

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Empowering Students

University of Denver student Sneha Sawlani landed an internship at Amazon.
Success at Amazon

Computer science master's student Sneha Sawlani used the experience she gained from her work at DU to land an internship with Amazon. She later turned that internship into a full-time position.

Kayanne Klipka, DU master's graduate in library information sciences.
Grad Embraces Unknown

After practicing research data management on an academic research team, Kayanne Klipka — master's graduate in library information sciences —encourages new students to embrace curiosity and explore their options.

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Obtaining Excellence Through Inclusivity

At DU, we recognize our graduate student body is filled with individuals from a wide range of diverse backgrounds and experiences. To ensure all students can learn, grow, and succeed in a more equitable, inclusive environment, we are investing in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives for the well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and community.

By establishing actionable measures and upholding accountability, together, we can achieve a more inclusive DU.

DU's Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

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