Admissions - CU Denver Change Makers

The CU Denver Change Makers Program is right for you if:


You’re in the later stages of a professional career.


You’re beginning to think about retirement, or you’ve recently retired, and you’re open to new ideas on alternatives to a traditional retirement of pure leisure.


You’re looking to use your talent and experience in new ways that are personally fulfilling, have social purpose, and allow for a balanced and productive next stage of life.


You’re eager to connect and collaborate with a community of change makers.


You’re energized by the prospect of making a difference in your community and beyond.

Change Maker fellows will be selected based on how the program will shape their future life journeys, as well as their potential to contribute to the success of their classmates in the program and to the broader community.

Time and Cost

The Change Makers program lasts four months (one semester) and is offered twice a year, in the fall and spring.

The fee for the one-semester program in 2024 is $3,400. Need-based scholarships may be available.


Now accepting applications for the Fall 2024 cohort (which runs August 13 - November 20). 

Applications are reviewed monthly. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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