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Colorado's Premier Research University

Downtown Denver Campus

CU Denver utilizes the best of both campuses... Top notch academics along with respected medical teaching and research.

This video about current students might give you a bit more insight.

Downtown Campus (DDC)

  • On the Auraria campus, the DDC has seven schools and colleges.
  • With students from all over, along with the growing campus housing, the DDC is a very diverse population.
  • Check out a Virtual Tour of the Downtown Campus.

Anschutz Medical Campus (AMC)

  • Located in Aurora, the new medical and research facilities provides a cutting edge environment for studies, patient care and research.
  • This facility is on its way of becoming the most substantial health and research enterprise in the Rocky Mountain Region.


CU Denver is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


Value of a Degree


Is a college degree worth it? The research shows a degree can make a pretty big difference (like a $1,000,000 difference). 

If you'd like to see how it stacks up to other investments, check out the free eBook...

Is Online Right For You?


 Thinking about taking an online course, but not sure how you'll do?


Take this short quiz to find out if you should try online, stick to on campus, or maybe a combination of the two.

How to Succeed in College

Do you want to know EVERYTHING that's needed to succeed in college? Like:
  • How to study more effectively
  • How to write "A" quality essays
  • How to win more scholarships
  • How to meet your future friends-for-life


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