In the heart of downtown Denver, CU Denver combines innovative research and accessible education with the advantages that only a dynamic urban environment can provide. On our campus where all are welcome, we offer the quality education that the University of Colorado is known for at an exceptional value. For nearly 50 years, we have helped 100,000+ graduates achieve their goals—achieve yours too, with a degree from CU Denver.
Invest in your career potential with a degree from CU Denver. Through a growing network of talented alumni, our students can turn educational experience into professional progress.
10 years after graduation, our alumni earn more than their peers who studied at other Colorado 4-year institutions.
A large majority of alums make Colorado their home, which provides our students career networking opportunities.
and will be the first in their families to complete a four-year degree.
We take pride in being an urban research university that champions a diversity of interests. Whether hunting dark matter two miles underground, fighting for education as a fundamental right, or publishing poetry in The New Yorker, our experts find new ways of transforming the world we live in.
Upon joining the university this summer, Chancellor Michelle Marks held listening sessions with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners. From those conversations, ten themes emerged that will help shape the inclusive strategic planning process for the next stages of CU Denver’s success.