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Full AACSB global accreditation places the CU Denver Business School in the top 5% worldwide - one of many reasons more students choose our graduate programs than any other in the Rocky Mountain West. Our students learn from faculty who are leaders in their field and respected for their research. The programs are designed for the working professional with flexible class schedules and many ways to customize the degree to fit individual career goals.

Connected to Business and Denver

Over 300 businesses have partnered with the Business School to donate money for scholarships, participate on boards and advisory councils and provide internships and jobs for our students. Over $12.1 million in donations from businesses and individuals have helped create specialized programs including Global Energy Management, Risk Management and Insurance, the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities, and the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship. The Business School building is in the heart of Denver’s central business district - rated one of the best cities for business and careers by Forbes.

Admissions & Aid

To learn more about the Business School’s admissions criteria, including required materials and deadlines, please visit our Graduate Admissions page.

For more information on funding your graduate education, please visit the CU Denver Office of Financial Aid.

The Business School also offers Graduate Scholarships. You can find those here.

*(separate program and advising)

Visit Us Today

If you are interested in learning more about our graduate degrees, our admissions professionals are ready to answer all of your program and admission questions.

Information Sessions

The admissions team regularly holds information sessions both virtually and in-person. To register, please fill out the registration form below. If you have the opportunity to visit in-person, you will also be able to meet with program representatives and tour our state-of-the-art building located in the heart of downtown Denver.

Open Houses

The Business School hosts graduate open houses each year. They are held during the Spring and Fall semesters. Our open house allows prospective students to connect with faculty, staff, current students, and alumni. These interactions give a deeper understanding of the experiences and courses that make the University of Colorado Denver’s Business School so rewarding. 

Our next open house will be held on March 15, 2018.  RSVP today!

Application Deadlines

MS and MBA

Domestic Applications

International Applications


Priority: April 15*
Final: June 30

Priority: March 15*
Final: May 15


Priority: October 15*
Final: November 30

Priority: September 15*
Final: October 15


Priority: February 15 *
Final: April 30

Priority: January 15*
Final: March 15



Domestic Applications

International Applications


Priority: March 1
Final: June 1

Priority: March 1
Final: June 1

Networking and Career Support

The Business Career Connections provides our students and alumni access to an office exclusively devoted to connecting students to business leaders and industry experts. They host exclusive networking and educational events, provide career coaching, and lead professional development training to make our students the most competitive applicants on the market.

Business School News

We pride ourselves on being a hub for future business leaders and championing innovation both in research and in practice. Our News Room captures the stories and accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni. It also provides context for the Business School’s unique positioning here in Denver and the distinct opportunities afforded to you here as a student.


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