University of Colorado Denver
United States of America
Established in 1912, the University of Colorado, Denver is a public research university in Denver, Colorado, United States of America. The university is a part of University of Colorado university system. The university has two campuses—one in downtown Denver at the Auraria Campus, and the other at the Anschutz Medical Campus located in neighboring Aurora. The single university is the result of the 2004 consolidation of the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
The university offers more than 140 degree programs in 13 schools and colleges – School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, Graduate School, School of Public Affairs, College of Architecture and Planning, College of Arts & Media, The Business School, School of Education & Human Development, College of Engineering and Applied Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Public Affairs. The most popular majors at University of Colorado-Denver include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Visual and Performing Arts.
The total student population at the university is more than 14,700 of which over 8,800 students are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 16:1 and the acceptance rate is 67%.
The University of Colorado Denver is the largest research institution in Colorado, attracting more than $375 million in research grants annually and granting more graduate degrees than any other institution in the state. It has the largest graduate business school and graduate school of education in Colorado, and its School of Medicine is the only allopathic (M.D. granting) medical school in the state.
Notable Alumni: Michael Leslie Winslow (American actor, beatboxer and comedian), Morgan Lenore Carroll is an American politician from Colorado and is currently the Chairwoman of the Colorado Democratic Party.