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Univeristy of Colorado Denver :: Office of the Registrar

Degree Within Reach @ CU Denver

Reverse transfer in Colorado

​​An Associate's Degree is closer than you think

Degree Within Reach helps transfer students maximize their earning potential and career opportunities by earning the degrees they deserve. This program allows students to combine credits earned at CU Denver with those earned while enrolled at a Colorado community college

You will be contacted by CU Denver via email if you are eligible to earn an associated of science, associate of arts, or associate of general studies through Degree Within Reach and will award the highest degree if all degree requirements have been met.

To be eligible you must have earned at least 15 credit hours at a Colorado community college and have accumulated a minimum of 70 total college credit hours, including coursework at the four-year institution.

If you qualify for one of the above mentioned degrees, it will be awarded to you. Thank you for your interest in Degree Within Reach. Learn more by visiting Questions? Please direct them to one of the contacts listed on the website. ​​

Office of the Registrar

Denver Campus: Phone: 303.315.2600 • Fax: 303.315.2550 • Email:

The Anschutz Medical Campus: Phone: 303.724.8059 • Fax: 303.724.8060 • Email:

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