Information for first-time college students
College is a big deal. But you already know that - it's why you're checking out CU Denver. You might already know about our industry-leading internship opportunities, and how they open doors for our students at some of Denver's best employers. Maybe you also knew why our location in the heart of downtown Denver is so unique, with its urban lifestyle at your fingertips and the Rocky Mountains as your backyard playground.
Maybe you already knew all of that, which is why you're here - you're ready to learn more about how to get in. This site is for you - the first-time Freshmen - packed with information you need to know about how to apply, what it takes to gain admission and what you need to take care of once you're accepted, with tons of links to other great spots - like housing, financial aid, scholarships and academics.
CU Denver boasts a very diverse student body population. With students from over 80 countries across the globe, our campus' rich multicultural tapestry is open, safe and welcoming to all students who wish to "Learn with Purpose."
Get more information about international student admissions from the Office of International Affairs.