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University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

 18 reviews

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University of Denver

Private 4 Year

18 reviews

About University of Denver

The University of Denver (DU) is a coeducational, four-year university in Denver, Colorado. Founded in 1864, it is the oldest independent private university in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States. DU enrolls approximately 5,600 undergraduate students and 6,100 graduate students. The 125-acre (0.51 km2) main campus is a designated arboretum and is located primarily in the University Neighborhood, about five miles (8 km) south of downtown Denver.


Located in Denver, Colorado.

2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, CO, 80208, Denver County

University of Denver Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#74 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Colorado

#2 of 114

2024 Best Private Colleges in Colorado

#1 of 80

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at University of Denver is Business Management followed by Social Sciences, Psychology, Admin & Social Services and Education.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Denver within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni