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Undergraduate Admissions: University of Colorado Denver

Nursing Student - attending CU Denver

Welcome to the College of Nursing. Now what?

Attending UC Denver

Did you know that you are part of an elite group of nursing students? It's true. In 2006, only 34% of the students who applied to our nursing programs were accepted. Because we have some of the toughest admissions standards of any nursing schools in this region. Now that you're here, our goal is to help you succeed.


Clinical assignments and nursing mentors

The University of Colorado College of Nursing is proud to offer students outstanding clinical experiences with an extensive range of clinical partner agencies and settings as well as in our state-of-the-art Clinical Education Center, including high fidelity simulation. We work diligently with our clinical partners to provide quality clinical experiences and simulation scenarios to prepare you for your transition to professional nursing practice.

You will complete multiple clinical experiences across the continuum of care and populations, including:

  • Nursing Care of Childbearing Families
  • Nursing Care of Children and Families
  • Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan
  • Nursing Care of the Older Adult
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Nursing Care of the Adult Patient with Complex Care Needs
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Transformational Nursing Across the Continuum of Care

All classes offered within the College of Nursing will be held on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. Clinical placements will be in a variety of locations.​

Everything you need to succeed is right here

We offer a variety of resources. From online course profiles and enrollment status to classroom schedules and course evaluations to links to all our degree programs and a variety of campus resources. You'll find everything you need to help you find your future here.

College of Nursing Academic Calendar

Find the current academic calendar, and other academic resources.


Student Central

From classroom schedules to your enrollment status, find it here.


Additional student resources

Convenient, affordable and near campus

The location of CU Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus provides a unique blend of metropolitan buzz, set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. Our campuses are within walking distance of parks, museums, theaters and performing arts centers, and an eclectic assortment of restaurants, coffeehouses, and shops. At the same time, they are less than an hour away from some of the best skiing, snowboarding, camping, hiking, whitewater rafting, and rock-climbing in the world.

Parking on campus

For parking questions, please call: 303-724-2555

After hours call University Police: 303-724-4444

General Parking Information


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