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2011-2012 CU Denver Catalog 
2011-2012 CU Denver Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Quick Facts


Denver Campus (Auraria)

Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora)

Total Enrollment

18,140 students enrolled in fall 2010*
56% undergraduate
35% graduate
9% first professional
74% full time
7% out-of-state residents
5% international students


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


132 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 $421.4 million in sponsored research


103,032 (66% live in Colorado)









Denver Campus Attributes



9,705 Undergraduate* (48% male, 52% female)

5,064 Graduate* (44% male, 56% female)

Student-Faculty Ratio



Freshmen: 1086

Transfers: 1348

Graduate Students: 1057

Diverse Population

25% ethnic minority

Undergraduate: 31%

Graduate: 13%

Average age: 26

Undergraduate: 24

Graduate: 32

Student Body

From 50 states and 78 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: 410* (13% male, 87% female)

Graduate: 1,343* (24% male, 76% female)

First Professional: 1,618 (46% male, 54% female)

Diverse Population

19% ethnic minority

Average Age

Undergraduate: 31
Graduate: 32 
First Professional: 27

Bragging Rights

U.S. News & World Report, America’s Best Graduate Schools, 2010      (If otherwise noted, it is the most recent year ranked)

Health Disciplines

Nursing, MS (2007)—15

Clinical nurse specialist, adult/medical-surgical—6

Nurse practitioner:




Pharmacy, PharmD (2008)—23

Physician Assistant, MS, PhD (2007)—8

Schools of Medicine

Primary care—5

Family medicine—9

The Sciences

Biological sciences: Graduate School, Anschutz Campus (2007)—68


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





*Fall 2010 end-of-term               ‡Fiscal Year 2009-2010 data