University of Denver

1,819 reviews
  1. Denver, CO
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    A-
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    C+
University of Denver is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conference
The Summit League
Address
2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208
Website

University of Denver Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
1110-1300
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$33,625/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,878/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,235/ year
  • $49-75k
    $27,300/ year
  • $76-110k
    $29,377/ year
  • $110k+
    $39,827/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.80 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.83 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.83 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,304Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    41%
  • Snobby
    17%
  • Conformist
    14%
  • Preppy
    10%
  • Interesting
    7%
  • Smart
    7%
  • Aspiring
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
51%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.113 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.136 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
Report
  • Engaged
    44%
  • Privileged
    36%
  • Awesome
    12%
  • Respected
    8%
  • Adventurous
    0%
  • CHALLENGING
    0%
  • Disappointing
    0%

After University of Denver

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.29 responses

Reviews

1,819 reviews
  • Excellent
    314
  • Very Good
    726
  • Average
    626
  • Poor
    107
  • Terrible
    46
I would choose this school again, because I enjoy the atmosphere of learning and the commitment the Professors having in educating all students in the program. Everyone has a voice and all opinions are welcomed.
  • College Junior
  • 12 days ago
I love DU's location and size. You get all the perks of a wonderful city but are also close to the mountains.
  • College Freshman
  • 13 days ago
I have some ups and downs in my college years thru Financial aids etc.
  • College Freshman
  • 23 days ago