How to Apply

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Whether you know what area of study you want to pursue or you are still deciding, the first step in your graduate education journey is applying.   

Step 1: Determine Your Eligibility 

To be eligible for admission to a graduate degree program at CU Denver, you must meet the university’s requirements for academic credentials and English proficiency. 

Step 2: Identify Your Program of Interest 

CU Denver offers master’s and doctoral programs in many different disciplines and modalities. 

See a list of all graduate degree programs and their respective webpages on the All Programs page. 

You should also see if your program or school/college offers any events, such as in-person or virtual information sessions or meet-and-greets, to help you learn more about being  a Lynx. If not, be sure to complete an Inquiry Form to stay in the loop on your program. 

Step 3: Understand Your Financing Options 

Paying for your graduate education is an important factor when considering a graduate program. Many graduate students at CU Denver require financial support, and each program, school, or college has resources to financially support its students. Learn more about paying for your education on the Funding Your Degree webpage. 

Step 4: Apply 

Ready to take the next step? Make sure you know the deadlines for your program, as well as whether your program requires certain application materials. 

Application Requirements

Ready to get started?

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