The University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) provides an innovative, enriching education in an accessible urban environment.
Established for nearly 50 years, the university welcomes over 15,000 students from 130 countries. It promotes a culture of inclusion and diversity to provide an inspirational learning experience.
Renowned for teaching excellence, the university is ranked in the top five per cent of around 4,500 universities and colleges in America. It is also ranked in the top 300 of universities in the World University Rankings 2020.
Located on the Auraria Campus in the vibrant downtown of the city of Denver, Colorado, ''CU in the City'' boasts over 1,138 faculty members, making it the most diverse research university in the state.
CU Denver offers over 150 programs in areas including STEM, Art, Design & Innovation, Business, Industry & Commerce, Human Studies & Social Justice, Health & Medicine, and Language, Literature & the Humanities. CU in the City has more than 40 specialized accreditations across its eight schools and colleges. This includes AACSB accreditation for its business school and ABET accreditation for its College of Engineering, Design, and Computing.
Ranked in the top 100 of Best Graduate Schools (U.S. News 2022), over 100,000 students have graduated from CU Denver. The university boasts a globally successful alumni network and regularly collaborates with local businesses to provide unique opportunities for students.
Denver provides an exciting student experience, with over 200 parks to explore, the ''best trail system'' in the nation and a thriving city. Students are also well connected to other states, with a large international airport nearby for further travelling.