University of Colorado Denver

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University Overview

Founded in 1912, University of Colorado Denver is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Denver (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Colorado Denver (UCD) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Colorado Denver (UCD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 108 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UCD
Founded 1912
Motto Let Your Light Shine
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 1380 Lawrence Street
Denver
80217-3364 Colorado
United States
Tel +1 (303) 315 5969
Fax +1 (303) 556 4838

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2402 S Winona Ct
Denver 80219
7194645402

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Colorado Denver's Library
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 679,833 physical volumes, 61,760 physical media, 107,028 digital/electronic medium and 501 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of Colorado Denver provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 722 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1970


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Colorado System (CU System)

Academic Structure


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