Anschutz Medical Campus

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative education, science, medicine, and healthcare. Our diverse options of health sciences programs foster collaboration and interdisciplinary study, graduating students with the skills needed to thrive – and lead – in their chosen field.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is home to six professional schools offering more than 40 degree programs:

Each school at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has its own application process and admission standards which are separate from International Admissions at CU Denver. Please contact the specific program department or school to which you are applying with any inquiries.

Medical Education in the United States

The education and training of medical doctors in the United States are different from most countries in the world. Medicine is not available as an undergraduate course of study in the US – it is ONLY a postgraduate degree. Start preparing for your future medical career at the beginning of your undergraduate studies. Due to CU Denver's close relationship with the Anschutz Medical Campus, it is uniquely positioned to help you succeed in your medical career.

In the US, it requires at least 10 years to become a doctor:

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