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Denver and Colorado

The university is located near downtown Denver. The city of Denver was voted the #1 Best City to Live in the United States by U.S. News and World Report in 2016.

Students can take advantage of a major metropolitan city and also benefit from access to the outdoor adventures of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

Denver is located close to the Rocky Mountains. The city is nicknamed "The Mile High City" because it is 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level. People living in Denver also enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine per year.

The state of Colorado is full of welcoming people. Colorado is the perfect place for active people who enjoy outdoor activities, such as hiking and camping, skiing and snowboarding. From education and health care, to infrastructure and the economy, Colorado is in the top 10 "Best State" rankings in the U.S.

 

Travel Information

Denver International Airport (DIA) is an international hub with many non-stop flights to countries around the world. The airport is located about one hour northeast of the University of Denver.

There are several ways to get from the airport to the University of Denver:

  • Public Transportation: RTD (Regional Transportation District)

    From the airport, take the "A Line" to Union Station. Trains depart to and from the airport every 15 minutes throughout the day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Early morning and late evening trips depart every 30 minutes. Take the train to Union Station and switch to the "E Line" to the University of Denver station. Click here for the RTD train/rail schedule.

  • Shuttle Service

    Shuttle services is also available to and from the airport. Super Shuttle and ABC Shuttle Services operate from the ground transportation area at the airport and can take you to the University of Denver.

  • Taxi

    Taxis are also available from the airport. A taxi ride to the University of Denver is about $60. Please visit the airport taxi website for more information about this service.