University of Colorado Denver


Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award at least ten doctoral degrees per year across three or more disciplines, or at least 20 doctoral degrees per year overall.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400, Denver, CO, 80217-3364

(303) 556-5600   

The University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center is a new university composed of three University of Colorado campuses —Downtown Denver, Ninth and Colorado, and Fitzsimons at Aurora. The University Of Colorado Board of Regents created the new university on July 1, 2004, with the consolidation of the University of Colorado at Denver and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. The new university’s mission spans the scopes of its parts and its vision is to: • Become the premier urban research university with nationally ranked programs of teaching, clinical care and community service throughout Colorado. • Provide access to higher education for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with increased multicultural diversity through recruitment and pipeline initiatives. • Offer new interdisciplinary programs of education and research in the life sciences, professional programs and liberal arts. • Become a more entrepreneurial university with two campuses in the Denver/Aurora metropolitan area and the state. • Develop regional business and community partnerships that stimulate new programs and an improved economy.

Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $7,494 $7,394 $7,214
In State $7,494 $7,394 $7,214
Out of State $21,006 $20,570 $20,126
Books and Supplies $1,832 $2,076 $1,779
On Campus      
Room and Board $10,410 $10,090 $9,790
Other Expenses $4,929 $2,214 $2,201
Off Campus      
Room and Board $9,062 - -
Other Expenses $4,929 - -
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $4,781 - -

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
39.0% $4,305
State/Local Grant
34.0% $1,163
Institutional Grants
52.0% $3,751
Loans 39.0% $5,254
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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