University of Denver

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Private university in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States

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About University of Denver

According to Wikipedia, The University of Denver is a private research university in Denver, Colorado. Founded in 1864, it is the oldest independent private university in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – very high research activity". DU enrolls approximately 5,700 undergraduate students and 7,200 graduate students. The main campus is a designated arboretum and is located primarily in the University Neighborhood, about five miles south of downtown Denver. The 720-acre Kennedy Mountain Campus is located approximately 110 miles northwest of Denver, in Larimer County .

University of Denver Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
22,723 61% 75% 1260 28

How Much Does University of Denver Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $19,659
30K - 48K $20,735
48K - 75K $27,530
75K - 110K $31,512
110K+ $41,414

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do University of Denver Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Denver, then you can expect to earn an average of $65,400 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Denver's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
10,775 5,772 5,003

Where is University of Denver?

University of Denver is located at 2199 S. University Blvd, Denver CO 80208

What Is University of Denver Known For?

University of Denver is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Denver's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Denver's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Denver's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Political Science, and Psychology. Here are some of University of Denver's most famous alumni:

Neil Simon
Neil Simon
An American playwright, writer, academic .
Lowell Thomas
Lowell Thomas
An American journalist, news analyst and businessman.
Margaret Singer
Margaret Singer
An American clinical psychologist.
Chip Berlet
Chip Berlet
An American political analyst.
Gale Norton
A United States Secretary of the Interior.
Michelle Kwan
Michelle Kwan
An American figure skater.
John L. Horn
John L. Horn
An American psychologist & scholar.
Dean Baker
Dean Baker
An American economist.
Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice
An American Republican politician. Condoleezza Rice is U.S. Secretary of State. Condoleezza Rice is political scientist.
Paula Broadwell
Paula Broadwell
An American writer, academic, and anti-terrorism professional.
Henry T. Lynch
A Physician noted for research into genetic links to cancer.
Ted Shawn
Ted Shawn
An American dancer.