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University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

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Student Population
University of Denver overview
Location Denver, Colorado
Online du.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Denver, Colorado, University of Denver is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 22,723 prospective students applied, and 13,785 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,375 enrolled in the school.  8,696 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,160 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $52,596 plus fees of $1,179. DU is ranked 72 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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DU is rated within the top 18% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1170/1360
ACT 26/31
GPA 3.72
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $65

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of Denver
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,179
Room and Board $14,178
Budget for Other Expenses$2,976
Total One Year Cost$71,929

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$63,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
78% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Denver students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 42%
Social Sciences 13%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%
Communication 7%
Psychology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127060 IPEDS survey data for University of Denver.

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