42% students of color. 49% first-gen college students. 51% transfer students. 48 states and 64 countries. CU Denver is a truly diverse academic community.
Chancellor Michelle Marks is spending her first 100 days listening and learning to chart our course for the future.
In our growing city, research possibilities are a reality. Our determined students and faculty apply their knowledge to understand and improve the world we live in. From community infrastructure to food supply, our researchers look at the issues that matter most.
Invest in your career potential with a degree from CU Denver. Through a growing network of talented alumni, our students can turn educational experience into professional progress.
8% Higher Salaries
10 years after graduation, our alumni earn more than their peers who studied at other Colorado 4-year institutions.
67% Graduates in Colorado
A large majority of our alumni stay in Colorado, providing career networking opportunities.
Our tuition is less expensive than many public 4-year Colorado institutions and considerably less than private universities.