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University of Colorado, Denver

Location

CU Denver, Denver United States

Ranking

# 761-770QS World University Rankings

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5Undergraduate programs

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4Postgraduate programs

About University of Colorado, Denver

Ranked the 45th best university in the world for nursing, and among the top 150 for medicine in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, the University of Colorado Denver is a large, diverse, inclusive university that benefits from a vibrant alumni community of over 85,000 members.

In addition to the 900 highly sought-after internships it awards to deserving students, the University of Colorado Denver also boasts a large proportion of international students. 57% of the university’s new freshmen are students of color, while as many as 66 different nationalities are represented on campus.

 

About University of Colorado, Denver

Ranked the 45th best university in the world for nursing, and among the top 150 for medicine in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, the University of Colorado Denver is a large, diverse, inclusive university that benefits from a vibrant alumni community of over 85,000 members.

In addition to the 900 highly sought-after internships it awards to deserving students, the University of Colorado Denver also boasts a large proportion of international students. 57% of the university’s new freshmen are students of color, while as many as 66 different nationalities are represented on campus.

 

Available programs

The University of Colorado Denver offers a wide range of undergraduate courses. Its most enrolled bachelor’s degrees include:

    BiologyCommunicationsPsychologyMusic.

Entry requirements vary by department. The university’s college of arts and media, for instance, asks for a minimum GPA of 2.4, compared with the engineering department that asks for a cumulative GPA of 3.0, a composite score of 25 on the ACT, and  a combined score of at least 1,150 on the new Spring 2016 SAT. Undergraduate tuition for international student is currently US$23 ,232 a year, compared with US$7,536 per year for domestic students.

The University of Colorado Denver offers a number of postgraduate courses, including:

    Business analyticsEconomicsPolitical scienceSocial justiceBusiness administrationMarketing

Graduate tuition fees for international students are US$28,212 a year; compared with US$11,006 for domestic students. Scholarships and financial aid are available. The university offers over US$30 million in scholarships and grants every year, with the average recipient receiving just under US$7,000.

 

University information

Bachelor

1150+
6+
79+

Master

500+
302+
3+
6+
79+
15,786
63%
37%
1,274
69%
31%
5,319
97%
3%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

University of Colorado, Denver is one of the top public universities in Denver, United States. It is ranked #761-770 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2016
    #411-420
  • 2017
    #=374
  • 2018
    #394
  • 2019
    #=397
  • 2020
    #392
  • 2021
    #398
  • 2022
    #=414
  • 2023
    #=428
  • 2024
    #721-730
  • 2025
    #761-770

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