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CU Denver Student Outcomes

Denver, Colorado

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Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
43% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for University of Colorado Denver
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 15% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 34% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 40% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from University of Colorado Denver. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of Colorado Denver is less effective than average in terms of graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$68,200 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending University of Colorado Denver
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $46,200 per year
after 7 years $58,300 per year
after 8 years $58,400 per year
after 9 years $86,000 per year
after 10 years $68,200 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former University of Colorado Denver students who are working and no longer in school is $68,200, which is 99% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$219 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
61% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your CU Denver student loan debt, explore your options.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126562 IPEDS survey data for University of Colorado Denver.