University of Colorado Denver

1380 Lawrence Street- Lawrence Street Center- Suite 1400, Denver, CO 80217-3364
University of Colorado Denver (locally referred to as CU Denver or UCD) is a public higher education research institution in Denver, Colorado.

Awards conferred at UCD include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in over 51 subject areas and 111 concentrations. CU Denver has the largest graduate schools in Colorado in the areas of education and business, and it has the only school of Medicine in Colorado, at the Anschutz Medical Campus.
The school has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree and on-campus day care is available.

The University of Colorado-Denver is the most prominent research university in Colorado. Many of the medical and science programs are ranked among the top 10th in the nation including biological science and family medicine.

With almost 22,510 full-time enrolled students on its main campus it is the 5th largest post secondary institution in Colorado.


General Information

Main Phone: (303) 556 -5600 Website: www.ucdenver.edu/
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,324
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 12,686
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 9,829
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 60%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 50


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 470 610
SAT Math 480 620
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 26
ACT Math 20 25

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 5,413
Accepted 3,235
Acceptance Rate 60%
Enrolled 1,086

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 59% Full-time 41% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 43% Full-time 57% Part-time
Student Gender 43% Men 57% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

60% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
4% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
11% Hispanic/Latino 8% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 15% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 38% $ 7,618
Local Grant 26% $3,751
Institutional Grant 42% $ 3,549
Student Loans 38% $ 5,576

Majors & Degrees


Architecture and Related Services

City and Urban Planning

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
City, Community and Regional Planning - - - 86 -

Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architecture - - - 90 -

Landscape Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Landscape Architecture - - - 29 -

Environmental Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Design and Architecture - - - - 2

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - - 24 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 142 6 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 15 24 1

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - - 16 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 142 6 -

Education

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 225 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 21 11

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 53 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 42 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 55 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 21 11

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - - 19 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 34 30 2

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 30 25 -

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 34 12 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 30 25 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 34 30 2

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 15 - -
French Language and Literature - - 7 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 7 2 -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 63 16 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Writing - - 27 - -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 27 1 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 63 16 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Writing - - 27 - -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 27 1 -

Library Science

Library Science and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Library and Information Science - - - 79 -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 63 16 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Writing - - 27 - -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 27 1 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 63 16 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Writing - - 27 - -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 27 1 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Humanities Humanistic Studies - - - 14 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Epidemiology - - - - 3

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biomedical Sciences - - 1 5 -
Biology Biological Sciences - - 159 7 -

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Toxicology - - - - 6
Pharmacology - - - - 4

Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Oncology and Cancer Biology - - - - 1

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - - - - 6
Molecular Biology - - - - 8

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - - - - 6
Immunology - - - - 8

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biomedical Sciences - - 1 5 -
Biology Biological Sciences - - 159 7 -

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Neuroscience - - - - 8

Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences - - - - 5

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biostatistics - - - 5 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - - 6 6

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 19 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Epidemiology - - - - 3

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biomedical Sciences - - 1 5 -
Biology Biological Sciences - - 159 7 -

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Toxicology - - - - 6
Pharmacology - - - - 4

Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Oncology and Cancer Biology - - - - 1

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - - - - 6
Molecular Biology - - - - 8

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - - - - 6
Immunology - - - - 8

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biomedical Sciences - - 1 5 -
Biology Biological Sciences - - 159 7 -

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Neuroscience - - - - 8

Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences - - - - 5

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biostatistics - - - 5 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - - 6 6

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 19 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Behavioral Sciences - - - - 3

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 39 - -

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - - 1 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 50 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 24 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Behavioral Sciences - - - - 3

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 39 - -

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - - 1 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 50 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 19 2 -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 8 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - - 42 26 -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 19 2 -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 8 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 155 4

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 154 3 -

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physiological Psychology Psychobiology - - 51 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Psychology - - - 58 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 154 3 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - - 155 4

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 154 3 -

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physiological Psychology Psychobiology - - 51 - -

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Psychology - - - 58 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 154 3 -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 56 28 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 80 24 -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 54 6 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 80 24 -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 56 28 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 16 8 -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 42 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - - 5 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 16 8 -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Medical Clinical Sciences Graduate Medical Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Scientist - - - 3 6

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 59

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pharmacy - - - - 156

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Genetic Counseling Counselor - - - 6 -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health - - - 83 -

Advanced Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Clinical Sciences - - - 16 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physician Assistant - - - 37 -

Medicine

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medicine - - - - 143

Dentistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dentistry - - - - 73

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 5 -

Medical Clinical Sciences Graduate Medical Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Scientist - - - 3 6

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - - 59

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pharmacy - - - - 156

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Genetic Counseling Counselor - - - 6 -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Health - - - 83 -

Advanced Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Clinical Sciences - - - 16 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physician Assistant - - - 37 -

Medicine

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medicine - - - - 143

Dentistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dentistry - - - - 73

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 5 -

Medical Clinical Sciences Graduate Medical Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Scientist - - - 3 6

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - - 53 -
Business Administration and Management - - 339 326 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - - 57 -

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Science - - - 1 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - - 44 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - - 19 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Behavior Studies - - - 21 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - - 53 -
Business Administration and Management - - 339 326 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - - 8 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 43 7 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - - 53 -
Business Administration and Management - - 339 326 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - - 57 -

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Science - - - 1 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - - 44 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - - 19 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Behavior Studies - - - 21 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - - 53 -
Business Administration and Management - - 339 326 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - - 8 -


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