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Undergraduate Admission

Education is an experience, not a task. At DU, you can live your education on your terms. We want you to explore and grow, discover and create. We’ll help you find your path and give you the tools to navigate it. Whether you’re conducting research, studying in distant nations, or simply hanging out with your fellow students on our beautiful campus, you’ll never be short of learning opportunities.

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First-Year Student

Each year, roughly 1,400 new Pioneers join us to take on our world's greatest challenges. If you're ready to start your college journey, apply now.

First-Year Students

International Student

Almost 10 percent of our student body comes from outside the United States. Apply to join our community.

International Students

Undocumented Student

We welcome applications from anyone who wants to join our community of learners and doers, regardless of immigration status.

Undocumented Students

Admitted Student

You’re in! Congratulations. Now find out what you have to do next to begin your DU experience!

Admitted Students

Deposited Student

We’re thrilled you’ve decided to join us! Find information on applying for classes, orientation and housing, and begin familiarizing yourself with student life.

Deposited Students

Pioneer Prep Student

The Pioneer Prep Leadership Institute are three-day courses, built around diversity, that give high school juniors and seniors the chance to learn about college access and career planning.

Pioneer Prep Students

High School Early Experience Student

We offer college-level courses to students still finishing their high school diploma. Get an early look at the world of higher learning.

High School Students

Special Status Student

Our special status option allows students to pursue topics they’re passionate about, bolster their skillsets and advance in their career without going through the entire formal application process.

Special Status Students

Working Professional

If you've already started your degree, classes at University College can help you finish on your schedule.

Working Professionals

High School Counselor

High school counselors play an important role in a student’s application process. We offer resources to help you keep your students on track and informed.

High School Counselors

Family Member

Parents, guardians and other family members can provide guidance and support during the admission process.


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University of Denver Campus

Visit DU

Seated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, our campus is full of opportunities for exploration and adventure. See what makes our campus a great place to call home.

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Financial Aid

We know that applying for financial aid can be tricky, so we’ve put together everything you’ll need to get going. Use our resources to learn more about outside scholarships and grantsmerit-based scholarships and student loans.

Financial Aid

Find out why our students love being a part of DU

Why DU

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Academic Programs

Whether you're looking to start a career as an entrepreneur, artist, scientist or anything in between, we have a program that will help you explore your passion. Small classes mean you'll receive individual attention from your professors, and because we devote over $350,000 per year to undergraduate research, you'll be encouraged to make original contributions to your field.

Combine that with unmatched opportunities to study abroad and internship opportunities, and you have a college experience that puts you more than a step ahead of the pack.

Take the next step and discover where your path can take you.

Find Your Program


100+ undergraduate degree programs


11:1 student-faculty ratio


$135 million+ in annual financial aid

Experiences at DU

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Student Life

From rock climbing and hiking to fighting climate change and promoting diversity, you're sure to find friends to join you. Choose from over 100 student organizations and pursue your interests while taking in the natural beauty of Denver and Colorado.

Life at DU

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Expand your horizons with any of our 150 programs in 55 countries around the world. Nearly 70 percent of DU students study abroad as undergraduates, bringing home experiences and perspectives that shape their lives.

Study Abroad


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