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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
4.92% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
20,322 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
74% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
962 Graduates

About the photo: A pond glimmers in front of Mary Reed Hall at University of Denver (DU).


The median tuition at University of Denver is $45,288, which is $13,078 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,940.

In 2016, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 37% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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University of Denver received 20,322 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 35.2% annual growth. Out of those 20,322 applicants, 10,867 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.5% acceptance rate.

There were 11,614 students enrolled at University of Denver in 2016, and 33% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Denver has an overall enrollment yield of 12.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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University of Denver has a total enrollment of 11,614 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Denver is 8,592 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,022. This means that 74% of students enrolled at University of Denver are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Denver, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.9% White, 9.8% Hispanic or Latino, 3.73% Asian, 3.49% Black or African American, 3.36% Two or More Races, 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.07% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Denver in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (17.5%), followed by White Male (15.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (11.5%), followed by White Male (6.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.95%).

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In 2016, 767 more women than men graduated from University of Denver. The majority of students graduating from University of Denver are White. These 2,845 graduates mean that there were 7.69 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 370 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at University of Denver is General Finance with 160 graduates, followed by General Psychology with 117 graduates and Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 94 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at University of Denver, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Library Science, with 34 graduates, followed by Legal with 356 graduates and Natural Resources & Conservation with 121 graduates.


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University of Denver has an endowment valued at nearly $632M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $25.7M (4.07%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Denver had a total expenditure of $382M. Of that $382M, they spent $189M on salaries and $43.4M on benefits.

University of Denver employs 215 Associate professors, 188 Professors, and 173 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Denver are Male Professors (137), Male Associate professors (110), and Female Associate professors (105).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Denver are: Office and Administrative Support, with 291 employees, Management, with 276 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 225 employees.



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