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Denver Publishing Institute

Publishing Institute

Publishing Institute


The online application for the Summer 2020 Publishing Institute is available here. To access the DPI application, in the Program Selection section choose:

College or School:
-> College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Select a Program:
-> Denver Publishing Institute, Graduate Certificate

Applications must be supported by the following documents:

  • Transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement (write not more than two pages (double spaced) to explain why you are considering a career in publishing and what personal characteristics, interests and aspirations have led you to this choice)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A non-refundable application fee of $65.

DU Graduate Admissions

General Admissions Deadline

We have extended the application deadline to April 14, 2020.  While the Application Committee will begin to mail notifications to applicants on April 13, 2020, additional applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  Accepted applicants will be required to make a $1000 non-refundable deposit by May 1, 2020 in order to hold their place. This sum will be applied toward the tuition fee, the balance of which will be billed by the University in June.

Early Acceptance Deadline

Students may also apply for early acceptance by submitting their application at any time up until February 26, 2020. The Application Committee will review all applications and notification will be mailed to all applicants no later than March 16, 2020. Those who are granted early acceptance must send their nonrefundable deposit of $1,000 by March 30, 2020 to ensure their reserved place in the class.

International Applicants

International applicants will be required to submit applications online with additional requirements. Please review the checklist of requirements specific to international applicants.


General information and inquiries about the Denver Publishing Institute including the admissions process and scholarships:

Denver Publishing Institute
Sturm Hall 386
2000 E. Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
[email protected]

Questions about application materials and application status:

Office of Graduate Education
Mary Reed Building, Room 5
2199 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80208
[email protected]
303-871-4942 (fax)

The University of Denver is an Equal Opportunity Institution. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate in the admission of students, in the provision of services, or in employment on a person’s race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status. The University complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and Executive Orders. Inquiries concerning allegations of discrimination based on any of the above factors may be referred to the University of Denver, Office of Equal Opportunity and ADA Compliance, Mary Reed Bldg. Room 422, 2199 South University Blvd., Denver, CO 80208. Phone 303.871.7436.