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University of Denver Student Life

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.

Does University of Denver offer student housing?

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, 2,4 students chose to live in campus housing. 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 .

Safety at University of Denver

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.

Plan a Visit to University of Denver

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.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Colorado you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Denver's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of Denver Students

55%

Women

45%

Men

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

35%

In State

65%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

68%

13%

6%

5%

4%

2%

2%

0.40%

0.12%

Graduate Students

8,157

Undergraduate Students

5,699

Non-Resident / International Students

287

University of Denver Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

13,856

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

61%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$54,819

Out-of-State

$54,819

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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