Founded in 1864 - just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded - the University of Denver (DU) is one of the country's premier private universities. The University's midsize 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to 5,754 undergraduate students hailing from all regions of the United States and 43 countries. DU offers a uniquely flexible quarter system (and a six-week winter break), one of the top study abroad programs in the country, close access to the foothills and world-class recreational opportunities, and more than 100 undergraduate programs of study.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • International Studies

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Leadership Program

A premier private institution with a gorgeous 125-acre campus, located in a thriving metropolis with world-class recreational opportunities; the University of Denver is the school of choice for students who are looking to turn their passions into purpose.

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School location

2197 S University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208, United States of America

Phone number

(303) 871-2036