University of Colorado Denver

country rank  170
world rank  425

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University Overview

Founded in 1912, University of Colorado Denver is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Denver (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Colorado Denver (UCD) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational 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 107 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 1380 Lawrence Street
Denver (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
80217-3364 Colorado
United States
T +1 (303) 315 5969
F +1 (303) 556 4838

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Box 173364, Campus Box 167
Denver 80217-3364
+1 (303) 556 2704

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Colorado Denver's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

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)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Colorado System (CU System)

Academic Structure


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