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Is non-degree admission right for you​?


Interested in exploring a program before applying for formal admission? Maybe you want to complete a course for professional development? If so, non-degree admission may be a good option for you.


Non-degree ​application deadlines: 

The application closes at the end of the first week of classes for each term.

Classes begin for:

Spring 2020 - January 21, 2020

Summer 2020 - June 8, 2020

Fall 2020 - Agust 17, 2020

​Non-degree admission requirements​:

Students who are trying out classes at CU Denver do so with purpose. Learn about what it takes to join their ranks as a non-degree seeking student. 

  • You must be age 18 or older by the start of the term to which you are applying.

Some courses and programs have additional admission requirements. Contact your program of interest to learn more.


Non-Degree Important Information

Taking classes on a non-degree basis can have implications on costs. Non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid, student loans, most scholarships or tuition assistance. Your tuition rate will be based on your admission classification.

Find out more about non-degree admissions

Lifelong Learners Program

It’s never too late to reach your full potential. Area residents 60+ may attend CU Denver on a non-credit, non-tuition basis.

Find out more about the Lifelong Learners Program

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