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Can I get into DU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 10,456 out of 13,670 applicants or 76% were admitted making University of Denver an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. University of Denver typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||15%||14%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Denver and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that DU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimim ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of appliants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 73 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Denver.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1075. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1265 out of 1600. 38 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>80%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||68%-80%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||58%-68%|
|23 to 25||Reach||48%-58%|
|Less than 23||Low||<48%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1360 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1265 to 1360||Avg +||68%-78%|
|1170 to 1265||Avg -||56%-68%|
|1075 to 1170||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 1075||Low||<42%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Denver. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Denver was 3.67 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.67 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as DU accepts 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||10%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||6%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Denver and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127060 IPEDS survey data for University of Denver.