All the information you need about CU Denver!
The application process to CU Denver is simple and straightforward - and we'll be here to help along the way! Learn about admissions requirements, application instructions, and deadline checklists.
CU Denver is organized into eight schools and colleges based on their areas of study and research. Each provides students unique opportunities to develop and learn alongside exceptional faculty. Together, CU Denver’s eight schools and colleges offer 112 different academic degrees and hundreds of certificate and specialty programs.
Are you ready to see where university learning connects with city experience? Explore CU Denver's campus virtually or in-person, schedule a personalized department visit, or attend an information session. We’re proud of our campus and its place in the city. We’re excited to show you everything that’s possible here.
CU Denver’s Cost of Attendance Calculator provides an estimate of your cost for the upcoming school year and the gift aid you will likely be awarded. Estimates are based on the most current available information.
We work with you to explore all options for funding your education. In addition to the FAFSA and CASFA, CU Denver awards financial aid for merit and institutional scholarships. We will review your individual circumstances and help you find ways to fill any need-based gaps.
Have even more questions and want to talk with an Admissions Counselor? Reach out with any questions about the application process or what it’s like to be a Lynx. We’re here to support you and hope to be part of your educational journey!
Whether you're looking for on-campus housing and dining close to classrooms or wish to explore other off-campus options in Denver, we've got the resources to help you find the perfect environment.
The Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center provides activity spaces for everyone. Facilities include gender-inclusive restrooms and shower rooms, wheelchair-accessible facilities and equipment, and modern athletic spaces for all comfort levels.
Students receive a pass to use public transportation without additional fees. Bicycle commuting is also popular among students, made possible by Denver's sunny weather, active lifestyle, and protected bike lanes. If you prefer to drive, there are many paid parking spots available.
The Career Center engages you in purposeful discussions to help you realize your full professional potential. During appointments, you can address any career-related need, including finding on-campus employment that aligns with your career goals.
Students at participating Colorado community colleges can easily transfer to CU Denver after earning an associate’s degree through the Bridge to Bachelor’s program. This program provides automatic admission if you meet the minimum cumulative GPA required for your intended major and other requirements.
Out-of-state students from Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) states can attend CU Denver at a discounted tuition rate through the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program.
Considering transferring to CU Denver? Get an unofficial/information transfer credit evaluation by reaching out to an academic advisor at the school or college of interest.
By following the recommendations on our Transfer Degree Maps, community college students will be prepared to transfer to CU Denver seamlessly, graduating on time, and with minimal debt or loss of credit.
Use this tool to see how your courses will transfer and apply to your degree. This tool is not an official assessment of your credits but will give you a good idea of how your credits will transfer to CU Denver.
Learning by doing allows you to develop skills through direct experiences outside a classroom. CU Denver’s Experiential Learning Center coordinates opportunities for you to gain knowledge in your desired career field.
CU Denver students build robots, make films, create that help save lives. The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities is your connection to roles in laboratories, studios, and industries beyond the campus.
You deserve the chance to experience affordable international study. The Office of Global Education wants to help make this process as simple as possible and will work with you on finding the best program at the best price.