Crimson Application

Accelerated Master's Admissions for New DU Alumni

The University of Denver is committed to supporting the educational attainment of current DU seniors and recent graduates through the Crimson Application process! This application process provides DU graduating seniors and recent undergraduate alumni, the opportunity for accelerated admission into an eligible master’s program of their choice. Students applying through the Crimson Application process will not be required to submit standardized testing scores and DU will waive their application fees.  Students admitted through the Crimson Application process must start their graduate program in Fall.

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Crimson Application Benefits

DU Seniors and new alumni can receive the following benefits by applying for an eligible master's program with Fall enrollment:

  • An application fee waiver
  • A waiver of all standardized testing requirements

*Students must meet the program’s normal requirements for admission. Admission requirements vary by program. 

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If you apply by April 29, DU will waive your application fee and waive any standardized testing requirements.

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Navigating the Application Process

Graduate Admissions Policies & Procedures

All graduate students must hold a Bachelor's degree or higher and have a minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA. 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. Requirements vary by program.

Graduate Aid

Graduate financial aid comes in many forms, from federal lending to research funding to assistantships. We're happy to help you navigate these resources and optimize your financial investment. 

Eligible Programs by College

Frequently Asked Questions Crimson Application