University jumps more than 50 spots in 2022 Best Colleges rankings.
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.
School of Education & Human Development
in the highly competitive field
College of Engineering, Design, and Computing
Specialty programs ranked to be among the highest in the country
School of Public Affairs
Six programs within the school ranked highly as well
Second best public business school in Colorado
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.
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.
The world needs big ideas, and we are developing a strategy to better realize our full potential. By embracing innovative solutions, our strategic planning process will strengthen and differentiate CU Denver for a bold and exciting future.