College Profile: University of Colorado Denver

 
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The University of Colorado Denver, usually shorted to the UC Denver is a public university in the United States state of Colorado. It is one of three schools of the University of Colorado system. The university has two campuses, one in downtown Denver at the Auraria Campus and the "Anschutz Medical Campus" located in neighboring Aurora. The main medical campus is located at the Aurora Campus. The downtown campus features both undergraduate and graduate courses, with the student population currently comprising more than 40 percent graduate (or masters and doctoral) students. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and is host to the university's teaching hospital, the University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. The single university is the result of the 2004 consolidation of the "University of Colorado at Denver" and "University of Colorado Health Sciences Center." There are currently more than 27,000 students at the school's two physical campuses in downtown Denver and in Aurora. The school also offers classes via CU Online. The school offers more than 100 degree programs in 12 schools and colleges. UC Denver awards more than 3,400 degrees every year, and grants more graduate degrees than any other institution in Colorado. UC Denver employs more than 12,200 Coloradans, making it one of the metro Denver area's top employers. The University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center serves more than 500,000 patients a year through its hospital and clinical services.
 
1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400
Denver, CO
80217-3364
303-556-5600 (general)
303-556-2886 (financial aid)
303-556-2704 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center is a new university composed of three University of Colorado campuses Downtown Denver, Ninth and Colorado, and Fitzsimons at Aurora. The University Of Colorado Board of Regents created the new university on July 1, 2004, with the consolidation of the University of Colorado at Denver and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. The new universitys mission spans the scopes of its parts and its vision is to: Become the premier urban research university with nationally ranked programs of teaching, clinical care and community service throughout Colorado. Provide access to higher education for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with increased multicultural diversity through recruitment and pipeline initiatives. Offer new interdisciplinary programs of education and research in the life sciences, professional programs and liberal arts. Become a more entrepreneurial university with two campuses in the Denver/Aurora metropolitan area and the state. Develop regional business and community partnerships that stimulate new programs and an improved economy.


General Information
Other Names University of Colorado Denver, CU Denver, UCD
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 20,000 and above
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

University of Colorado Denver Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
27,969 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
2,843 Fall Applicants685 Total Dormitory Capacity
2,106 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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