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2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog 
2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

UC Denver Quick Facts


Denver Campus (Auraria)

Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora)

Total Enrollment

17,278 students enrolled in fall 2009*
56% undergraduate
35% graduate
9% first professional
65% full time
11% out-of-state residents
4% international students


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


119 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 $364.1 million in sponsored research


99,709 (66% live in Colorado)









Denver Campus Attributes



9,181 Undergraduate* (47% male, 53% female)

4,938 Graduate* (44% male, 56% female)

Student-Faculty Ratio



Freshmen: 1094

Transfers: 1273

Graduate Students: 1024

Diverse Population

24% ethnic minority

Undergraduate: 29%

Graduate: 13%

Average age: 27

Undergraduate: 23

Graduate: 32

Student Body

From 50 states and 128 countries‡

Bragging Rights

U.S.News & World Report America’s Best Graduate Schools, 2009

School of Public Affairs, Top Schools #32

The Princeton Review, 2008 America’s Best Value Colleges

Best Western Colleges, Best in the West

Modern Healthcare, 2007

Top Business Graduate Schools for Physician-Executives #5

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







Anschutz Medical Campus Attributes



Undergraduate: 416* (14% male, 86% female)

Graduate: 1,158* (26% male, 74% female)

First Professional: 1,585 (44% male, 56% female)

Diverse Population

18% ethnic minority

Average Age

Undergraduate: 30
Graduate: 32 
First Professional: 27

Bragging Rights

U.S. News & World Report, America’s Best Graduate Schools, 2009

(If otherwise noted, it is the most recent year ranked)

Health Disciplines

Clinical nurse specialist, adult/medical-surgical—6

Nurse-midwifery (2007)—12

Nurse practitioner:




Nursing, MS (2007)—15

Pharmacy, PharmD (2008)—23

Physician Assistant, MS, PhD (2007)—8

Schools of Medicine

Primary care—4

Family medicine—6

The Sciences

Biological sciences: Graduate School, Anschutz Campus (2007)—48


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





*Fall 2009 census and end-of-term               ‡Fiscal Year 2008-2009 data