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Located in Denver, Colorado, University of Denver is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

64 Undergraduate Degrees
187 Graduate Degrees
$45,468 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
58% Acceptance Rate

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University of Denver 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.

DU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#21 Most Popular Computer Science Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#79 Most Popular Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Denver?

Location of University of Denver

Contact details for DU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, CO 80208
Phone: 303-871-2000
Website: www.du.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uofdenver/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/uofdenver

How Do I Get Into DU?

You can apply to DU online at: https://www.uofdenver.org/web

Admission Requirements for DU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into DU?

58% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
33% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at DU is 58%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 57%, and the acceptance rate for women is 59%.

Average Test Scores

About 33% of students accepted to DU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 590 and 680. Math scores were between 570 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Denver  ( 590 to 680 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Denver  ( 570 to 670 )
200
800
DU received ACT scores from 76% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 31. Math scores were between 24 and 28. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for University of Denver  ( 24 to 31 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Denver  ( 24 to 28 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Denver  ( 25 to 30 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Denver?

$45,468 Net Price
41% Take Out Loans
1.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of DU is $45,468. 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 DU, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $8,504 a year. That adds up to $34,016 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DU is 1.8%. 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 Denver Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,478 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,774 undergraduate students at DU, with 5,478 being full-time and 296 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  DU

There are also 7,157 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,478 full-time undergraduates at DU, 46% are male and 54% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  DU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Denver students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of DU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 200
Black or African American 117
Hispanic or Latino 626
White 3,754
International Students 372
Other Races/Ethnicities 409

Geographic Diversity

Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at University of Denver. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 102 countries are represented at DU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Online Learning at University of Denver

1,604 Took All Classes Online
2,231 Took At Least One Class Online
7.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 16 master’s degree programs available online at DU. In 2017-2018, 2,231 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 8th 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 DU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Denver was 7.2%. This is the #1,098 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at DU regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Computer & Information Sciences 25%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at DU 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 DU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Technology #44
General Computer & Information Sciences #62
Computer Information Systems #104

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 Denver Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Information Technology 1 36 107 144
Computer Science 47 0 18 65
General Information Science 0 0 16 16
Information Systems 12 0 0 12
Computer & IS Security 0 0 10 10
General Computer & Information Sciences 4 0 0 4
TOTAL 64 36 151 251

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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