University of Denver is on a 125-acre campus in an urban setting in Denver, Colorado. There are many activities and organizations for University of Denver students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
University of Denver also has fraternities and sororities.
University of Denver has a thriving Club Sports Council. In fact, more students participate in Club Sports Council than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Denver include Alpine Club, DU Programs Board, Greek Life Council and Residence Hall Association.
University of Denver students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Winter Carnival and May Days.
University of Denver offers housing. 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 2021, 48% of undergrads at University of Denver lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 52% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Denver. There are 2,700 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,699 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 2,400 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60.5% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Denver offers coed housing and .
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 unversity, funding, and compention 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||Mens Intramural||Womens Intramural||Mens Division||Womens Division||Mens Scholarships||Womens Scholarships|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Water Polo||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Golf||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Ice Hockey||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||Intercollegiate Club Teams||√|
|Lacrosse||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Skiing (Downhill)||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Racquetball||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
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 to 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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