University of Denver requires at least 183 quarter hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. University of Denver accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Denver has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 76% of students who start college at University of Denver complete all the credits required within six years.
University of Denver offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: University of Denver may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
University of Denver has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for University of Denver.
Reminder: Check with University of Denver directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, University of Denver students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at University of Denver.
Student Designed Majors
University of Denver allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
University of Denver does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at University of Denver
University of Denver offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ University of Denver does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ University of Denver has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ University of Denver offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ University of Denver offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at University of Denver.
🟨 University of Denver does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Anderson Academic Commons and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
University of Denver offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration
•3-2 dual degree program in social work
•Art history, public policy, accounting, international studies, education, environmental science, geography
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does University of Denver have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
University of Denver has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at University of Denver include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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