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University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Computer Science Programs

Located in Denver, Colorado, University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is a public institution. The location of CU Anschutz is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

42 Undergraduate Degrees
120 Graduate Degrees
$39,171 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
65% Acceptance Rate

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University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CU Anschutz.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#20 Most Popular Information Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus?

Location of University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus

Contact details for CU Anschutz are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400, Denver, CO 80217-3364
Phone: 303-556-5600
Website: www.ucdenver.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UCDenver
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cudenver

How Do I Get Into CU Anschutz?

You can apply to CU Anschutz online at: www.ucdenver.edu/admissions/apply/Pages/apply.aspx

Admission Requirements for CU Anschutz

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into CU Anschutz?

65% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
12% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 65%, CU Anschutz does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.

Average Test Scores

About 12% of students accepted to CU Anschutz submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 640. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus  ( 540 to 640 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus  ( 520 to 640 )
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800
CU Anschutz received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 27.

ACT English Scores for University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus  ( 20 to 26 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus  ( 19 to 26 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus  ( 21 to 27 )
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36

Can I Afford University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus?

$39,171 Net Price
37% Take Out Loans
3.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of CU Anschutz is $39,171. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CU Anschutz, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $5,806 a year. That adds up to $23,224 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CU Anschutz is 3.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,857 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,818 undergraduate students at CU Anschutz, with 8,857 being full-time and 6,961 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  CU Anschutz

There are also 9,092 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,857 full-time undergraduates at CU Anschutz, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  CU Anschutz

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of CU Anschutz Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 937
Black or African American 455
Hispanic or Latino 2,191
White 3,812
International Students 873
Other Races/Ethnicities 589

Geographic Diversity

Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 83 countries are represented at CU Anschutz. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus

2,420 Took All Classes Online
7,343 Took At Least One Class Online
10.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 12 bachelor’s degree and 16 master’s degree programs available online at CU Anschutz. In 2017-2018, 7,343 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at CU Anschutz has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 9th most popular in Colorado for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of CU Anschutz

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus was 10.0%. This is the #950 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CU Anschutz regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of CU Anschutz majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Information Science 41%
Information Science 41%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CU Anschutz ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at CU Anschutz.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Science #29
General Information Science #29

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Information Science 0 94 0 94
General Computer & Information Sciences 42 23 3 68
TOTAL 42 117 3 162

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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