May 27, 2024  
2013-2014 CU Denver Catalog 
2013-2014 CU Denver Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Quick Facts


Denver Campus (Auraria)

Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora)

Total Enrollment

18,033 students enrolled in fall 2012*
57% undergraduate
33% graduate
10% first professional
70% full time
15% out-of-state residents
6% international students


Bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, first-professional


140 degree programs

Schools and Colleges

Denver Campus

College of Architecture and Planning
College of Arts & Media
Business School
School of Education & Human Development
College of Engineering and Applied Science
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
School of Public Affairs

Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Dental Medicine
School of Medicine
College of Nursing
School of Pharmacy
Colorado School of Public Health
Graduate School

Research Funding

More than $434 million in sponsored research


114,857 (68% live in Colorado)‡









Denver Campus Attributes



9.771 Undergraduate* (49% male, 51% female)

4,554 Graduate* (44% male, 56% female)

Student-Faculty Ratio



Freshmen: 995

Transfers: 1,346

Graduate Students: 872

Diverse Population

28% ethnic minority

Undergraduate: 34%

Graduate: 14%

Average age: 27

Undergraduate: 24

Graduate: 32

Student Body

From 49 states and 67 countries*

Bragging Rights

U.S.News & World Report America’s Best Graduate Schools, 2013

School of Public Affairs, Top Schools #29

Environmental Policy & Management #10

NonProfit Management #14

Public Administration #24

The Princeton Review, 2008 America’s Best Value Colleges

Best Western Colleges, Best in the West

Additional bragging rights for schools and colleges on this campus are available in their sections of this catalog.







Anschutz Medical Campus Attributes



Undergraduate: 488* (14% male, 86% female)

Graduate: 1,420* (25% male, 75% female)

First Professional: 1,800* (44% male, 56% female)

Diverse Population

22% ethnic minority

Average Age

Undergraduate: 30
Graduate: 31
First Professional: 27

Bragging Rights

U.S. News & World Report, America’s Best Graduate Schools, 2013      (If otherwise noted, it is the most recent year ranked)

Health Disciplines

Nursing, MS —15

          Nurse midwifery - 13

Nurse practitioner:

family —16

pediatrics —5

Pharmacy, PharmD (2008)—23

Physician Assistant, MS, PhD —11

Schools of Medicine

Primary care—5

Family medicine—3
Rural Medicine— 7


The Sciences

Biological sciences: Graduate School, Anschutz Campus —68


Additional bragging rights for schools and colleges on this campus are available in the Health Professions section .





*Fall 2012 end-of-term               ‡2011-2012 Fiscal Year Data