At CU Denver, prospective freshmen apply to the Denver Campus from throughout Colorado, the United States and many foreign countries. Freshmen are not admitted to programs at the Anschutz Medical Campus. On average, admitted freshmen were in the top 25 percent of their graduating class, had a 3.3 GPA and scored 23 on the ACT or 1060 on the SAT. Freshman admissions is a personalized process that considers many factors—all of which focus on your future academic success.
University Honors and Leadership program
Freshmen applicants have the option to apply for our selective admission University Honors and Leadership program, offering distinct tracts in academic scholarship or leadership studies.
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science - Doctor of Medicine Degree Program
Students with a strong commitment to a career in medicine are encouraged to apply to the BA/BS-MD Program at CU Denver. The program provides support to a limited number of Colorado resident students from diverse backgrounds to complete baccalaureate degrees at the Denver campus and a medical degree at the CU School of Medicine.
Discounted tuition through the WUE program is available to residents of certain western states. High achieving nonresident students may apply for special scholarships through our Denver Bound program.
Learn about admission criteria, AP, IB and college credit options, tuition costs, housing requirements and other important information before moving on to the application process.
AP, IB, and Course Credits
You're aware of the admission requirements; now it’s time to apply. Here you can start your application, check the status of your application and make sure you are meeting the deadlines.
For those who have been admitted, we have outlined all the necessary steps and resources that will make your transition to college life successful.