University of Denver is on a 125-acre campus in the urban setting of Denver, Colorado.
There are many activities and organizations for University of Denver students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Denver has fraternities and sororities.
University of Denver has the Backpacking Club. In fact, more students participate in the Backpacking Club than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Denver include Undergraduate Women in Business, Latine Student Alliance, American Medical Women's Association and DU Friends of MSF.
The University of Denver community comes together each year for Winter Carnival, Discoveries After Dark and End of Quarter Stress Relief.
This table offers information on housing at University of Denver.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||50%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,046|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2,763|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||50%|
University of Denver offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most University of Denver students live off campus. In 2022, 50% of undergrads at University of Denver lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Denver. There are 3,046 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,867 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2,763 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Denver offers coed housing.
At University of Denver there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Denver:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Skiing (Downhill)||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Rock Climbing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rowing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Water Polo||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Denver is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Denver campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
University of Denver offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, University of Denver has Emergency blue-light stations on campus.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Denver, take Interstate 25 to Denver, CO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Denver International airport.
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