Tree-shaded 125-acre campus in a quiet residential neighborhood just minutes from downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains
Enrollment (Fall 2015)
First-year Student Demographics (Fall 2015)
|Students of color:||22%|
Accepted Student Profile (Middle 50%, Fall 2016)
|SAT: (old scoring)||1140-1320|
|SAT CR: (old scoring)||560-670|
|SAT Math: (old scoring)||570-680|
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Average Undergraduate Class Size
- 678 full-time faculty members, 90% with the highest degree in their field
- All first-year students work closely with a faculty mentor
- Partners in Scholarship (PinS) provides opportunities for students to participate in collaborative research with faculty partners.
The Quarter System
- Basic Schedule
- Fall Quarter- Labor Day to Thanksgiving
- Winter Quarter- New Years to mid-March
- Spring Quarter- Mid-March to beginning of June
- Summer Quarter- Mid-June to mid-August (optional and additional)
- View the 2016-2017 calendar
- Three unique terms in the same amount of time as a two-semester system
- A fast-paced, academically-focused structure that pairs well with the University's interdisciplinary approach, where students are encouraged to focus on more than one major or minor
- Frequently participate in sequencing courses, where topics build upon each other each term
- Six-week winter break
More than 100 undergraduate programs, including traditional majors and compelling dual-degree programs that span a variety of disciplines
More than 100, including 17 academic honor societies, 9 fraternities and 12 sororities
Athletics & Recreation
- NCAA Division I - 17 varsity sports
- Men's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis
- Women's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball
- 28 club sports from kayaking to Ultimate Frisbee
- 15 intramural sports including broomball and flag football
Tuition & Fees (2016-2017)
|Room and Board:||$12,021|
Scholarships & Financial Aid
- DU awards undergraduates more than $130.4 million in financial assistance each year.
- 85% of DU students receive some form of financial assistance.
- 76.9% of these funds are scholarships or grants.
- Merit awards range from $11,000 to $25,000.
- Talent scholarships in athletics, music, art and theatre are also available.
- For more information view our pages on merit-based awards and need-based awards or watch our video series on the financial aid process.
Residence Hall Options
- First- and second-year undergraduates are required to live on campus.
- Living & Learning Communities, Pioneer Leadership Program, and Honors Program housing available.
- All halls offer high-speed and wireless Internet connections, cable and phone service and laundry facilities. Each room comes with a combination fridge/freezer/microwave unit.
AP, IB and College Credit
- We will typically accept credit for AP exam scores of 4 or 5 and IB scores of 5, 6 or 7 on Higher Level exams. Additionally, we will work with you individually to evaluate credit received from another institution to bring in equivalent coursework in which you have received a C or better. For more information, view our credit chart.
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