Welcome to the Office of International Affairs

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) develops and advances initiatives that support the University of Colorado Denver's vision as a leading public university with a global reputation for excellence in learning, research, and creativity, community engagement, and clinical care. OIA partners with the university’s schools/colleges and with other university offices to align international student recruitment efforts and services, support academic programs, foster global educational partnerships, facilitate research collaborations and create global learning opportunities.‚Äč


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Life in Colorado

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Rocky Mountains, the largest public park system in the U.S., and 300+ days of sunshine each year. For international students and scholars from around the world, Colorado is their ideal home away from home – the perfect destination for studies, research, and employment opportunities.

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CU Denver


International students enrolled in Fall 2023; 75 countries represented


students studied abroad
2022 - 2023
* CU Denver & CU Anschutz

CU Anschutz


of research scholars in CU Anschutz labs are international scholars


graduates active on OPT & STEM-OPT
Optional Practical Training
at CU Denver & CU Anschutz

International Newsroom

Stories, Updates, & Accoloades

International-Related Stories from the University


Envision your future

International College Beijing

Published Jul 26, 2012
ICB is a joint education program between the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) in Denver, Colorado, USA, and China Agricultural University (CAU) in Beijing, People's Republic of China. This partnership, formed in 1994, was one of the first of its kind approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education. ICB is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in the U.S. and maintains a reputation as a challenging, robust academic program.

The English as a Second Language Academy

Published Mar 3, 2014
English as a Second Language (ESL) Academy at the University of Colorado Denver: enter a new world of academic, cultural, and career opportunities. This ESL Academy prepares you in not only English language fluency, it also supports your complete success as a University of Colorado Denver student.

Study Abroad

Published Oct 19, 2016
The CU Denver Office of Global Education is committed to providing every University of Colorado Denver student a wide range of engaging and affordable international study, research and clinical opportunities to help you globalize your academic and professional future.

Study Here

Published May 14, 2012
International students from 130 countries benefit from opportunities for freshman scholarships, on-campus employment, and 57 STEM-OPT eligible programs. Whether you’re interested in 3-D graphics and animation, urban design, business, engineering, pre-med, pharmacy, or a degree you’ve customized from one of the university’s 150+ undergraduate or graduate degree choices, your educational experience will be supported through outstanding student services.

Office of International Affairs

CU Denver

Lawrence Street Center

1380 Lawrence Street

Denver, CO 80204

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Ground Floor: STE. EG305, EG305A, and EG306

Aurora, CO 80045

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