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Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Denver
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Education

Competitive, demanding, rewarding

Graduates of professional health programs from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus pursue fulfilling careers around the globe as health care providers, researchers, administrators and leaders. Many maintain a lifelong connection to the university because of their close connections to professors and mentors who helped launch their careers.

Health Science Programs

Our health science programs prepare CU Anschutz students for health care careers in the 21st century. The campus, which is designed and built to promote collaboration, encourages students to engage in interdisciplinary study.

Schools and Colleges​

Students at CU Anschutz choose from a variety of health care fields: medicine, nursing, dental medicine, pharmacy, public health and biomedical research, among others. 

How to Apply

Admission is a highly selective process open to qualified candidates. Applicants should apply directly to the school or college they wish to enter.   

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Poverty simulation helps dental students gain knowledge, compassion

Dental students during poverty simulation
In under an hour, Margaret, a grandmother who suffered a stroke and is partially paralyzed, lost her foods stamps, faced eviction from her home and was robbed of her jewelry and valuables. These events left her family confused, frustrated and worried. This was no ordinary family. First-year CU School of Dental Medicine students took on these roles during the first-ever Poverty Simulation, a three-hour session in which they experienced the same struggles as real low-income families.

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