University of Colorado Denver: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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University of Colorado Denver is a large four-year, public school with 22,400 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1912 and is one of the 25 schools and colleges located in Denver, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
91
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at University of Colorado Denver.

University of Colorado Denver deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 91 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Medical, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
University of Colorado Denver student retention rate is fair at 71% (close to Colorado average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Colorado Denver is low: 43%. Roughly 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Colorado Denver is decent -- 17:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,100
Average tuition charges are high - around $19,900 a year. The additional fees at University of Colorado Denver not covered by tuition are about $1,200, which comes to a total of $21,100 a year.

Read the details about University of Colorado Denver additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
According to recent data, 2,843 applications were submitted and 2,106 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at University of Colorado Denver in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,100
University of Colorado Denver provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Colorado Denver, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
University of Colorado Denver provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $7,100 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Colorado Denver. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Colorado Denver appears to be a relatively unsafe school. This institution has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Colorado Denver Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Colorado Denver, 1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400, Denver, Colorado 80217-3364, USA
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