University of Colorado Denver

United States of America

333rd US-News World Ranking

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.

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The MA program in cultural anthropology offers a unique focus on Medical Anthropology. Medical anthropology is a subdiscipline of anthropology that includes the study of all aspects of health, illness and disease in human communities and populations.

Official transcripts from each college or universities attended, Three letters of recommendation, Standardized test scores, Written statement, GRE Scores, Personal Statement, Resume

Medical Scientist, Epidemiologist, University Professor

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The MA program in economics is designed to train students in the quantitative and applied economic skills that will best enhance their future employment opportunities in the private and public sectors, or their pursuit of PhD studies in economics or related fields.

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Actuarial analyst,Chartered accountant,Chartered certified accountant,Chartered public finance accountant,Data analyst,Economist,Financial risk analyst,Forensic accountant.

1st Aug


Anthropology students are provided an overview of laboratory, archaeology, museology, community service, public administration, health and international affairs.

Official high school transcripts, Typical SAT scores: Math (480-600), Critical reading (490-620), ACT Composite (20-25), Average GPA 3.40, TOEFL: PBT-537, IBT-75, IELTS-6.5, PTE-51

Charity officer,Community development worker,International aid/development worker,Local government officer,Market researcher,Social researcher

1st Aug


Communication is a discipline concerned with the study of messages in the context of human relationships.

Official high school transcripts, Typical SAT scores: Math (480-600), Critical reading (490-620), ACT Composite (20-25), Average GPA 3.40, TOEFL: PBT-537, IBT-75, IELTS-6.5, PTE-51

Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President, (Communications), Group Account Director, Director of Strategy, Online Marketing Director, Social Media Director, Executive Producer, Director of Communication and Digital Strategy, Global Marketing Manager, Account Director, Marketing Consultant

1st Aug


The course of study offered by the Department of English is designed to develop a student s ability to read literature responsibly and imaginatively, to foster an understanding and appreciation of our literary inheritance, and to provide the historical perspective from which to evaluate contemporary writing.

Official high school transcripts, Typical SAT scores: Math (480-600), Critical reading (490-620), ACT Composite (20-25), Average GPA 3.40, TOEFL: PBT-537, IBT-75, IELTS-6.5, PTE-51

Digital copywriter,Editorial assistant,English as a foreign language teacher,Lexicographer,Magazine journalist,Newspaper journalist,Publishing copy-editor/proofreader,Writer.

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a) University online application

b) $75 application fee

c) Official high school transcripts

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (480-600), Critical reading (490-620), ACT Composite (20-25)

f) Average GPA 4.0

g) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: PBT-537, IBT-71, IELTS-6, PTE-51

i) Acceptance rate: 67% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.


Undergraduate: USD 25,735

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University is USD 16,000 approx.


Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Summer-March 15, Fall- May 15, Spring-October 15

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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