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Colleges / University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

About UCD

University of Colorado Denver is a public, state institution in the city of Denver, Colorado. UCD was founded in 1912. The college enrolls around 24,267 students a year, including 14,289 undergrad students.

UCD Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into UCD. The acceptance rate at UCD is 72%. Out of 14,428 applications received in 2022, 10,395 students were offered admission.

University of Colorado Denver Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 29%

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University of Colorado Denver is locatedin the city of Denver, Colorado, in the city of Denver.

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College Info

PO Box 173364 Denver, CO 80217-3364

Campus Setting: Urban

UCD Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UCD is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UCD is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UCD SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1250


Math SAT Range

510 - 620


Reading SAT Range

520 - 640

UCD Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UCD is like? There are approximately 24,267 students enrolled at UCD, including 14,289 undergraduate students and 9,978 graduate students. 59% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from CO and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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