University of DenverSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Denver, CO

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$52,515

Avg tuition

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About University of Denver

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Denver is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Denver, Colorado. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 12,931, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 59%. The university offers 75 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 77%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $52,515.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

59% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1170-1350

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-31

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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13k

Students Enrolled

28%

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

67%

Hispanic

12%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Black

4%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

4%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

16% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

16%

State Grant Aid

8%

Institution Grant Aid

89%

Pell Grant

16%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,617
State Grant Aid $3,591
Institution Grant Aid $28,592
Pell Grant Aid $5,027

Financial Outlook

$49k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.