University of Denver

Location
Denver, CO
Student Size
13,856
College Type
Private University|Research
Acceptance Rate
61%
Student To Faculty Ratio
11:1

About Our College

The University of Denver (DU) is a private research university in Denver, Colorado. Founded in 1864, it is the oldest independent private university in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States.[9] It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – very high research activity".[10] DU enrolls approximately 5,700 undergraduate students and 7,200 graduate students. The 125-acre (0.51 km2) main campus is a designated arboretum and is located primarily in the University Neighborhood,[11] about five miles (8 km) south of downtown Denver. The 720-acre Kennedy Mountain Campus is located approximately 110 miles northwest of Denver, in Larimer County.[12]

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