DU is a Top 100 ranked university, where most graduate students receive financial assistance and 90 percent are employed within six months of graduation. More than any statistic, though, we are defined by our community. When you come to DU, you aren't just making a pit stop on your educational journey; you're joining a community of forward-thinkers and activists, future leaders and enterprising achievers. Just as your graduate experience at DU will change you, our campus community will benefit from the ideas and perspectives you bring with you.
The Office of Graduate Education is the central information hub for our graduate community, where you can get advice about navigating admissions policies, degree requirements and more. Our welcoming and supportive staff will empower you to tackle your goals with the advantage of a campus-wide support network. If you're ready to expand your skills and apply your knowledge at DU, we're here to help you get started.
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Heart Valve Engineering
Since he joined the DU Cardiovascular Biomechanics Lab in 2014, Mostafa Abbasi has focused his research on design optimization of transcatheter heart valves to improve their structural and thermodynamic performance.
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.
Grad Students Inspired
"Be purposeful" was the theme at DU's graduate Commencement. In his speech, Vista Equity CEO Robert Smith encouraged graduates to think and do, not observe. “You owe the world your focus," he said, "Be purposeful, be hopeful, be flexible in your views, but stubborn in your values. Contribute your brilliance.”
Policies & Requirements
All graduate students must have completed a Bachelor's degree, have a minimum 2.5 GPA from undergraduate studies and submit standardized test scores. Program-specific admission requirements are set by individual academic units and published annually. Applicants must meet all published admission requirements to be considered for admittance.
We offer dedicated resources and knowledge to ensure you're prepared to apply. If you have questions about requirements, deadlines or anything else, please contact us.
Active, Empowered, Inspired
At DU, you can expect to collaborate and explore throughout your studies and professional development. You'll progress towards your personal and academic goals while forming meaningful connections with motivated peers and instructors — connections that could last a lifetime.
Outside of the classroom, you'll get to enjoy the best of what city life and nature have to offer. All around you — in Denver, the Rocky Mountains and on campus — there's always something happening. Students enjoy Colorado so much, nearly half stay after graduation.