University of Denver

University of Denver, Denver, Colorado

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• 5,758 undergraduates
• 11:1 student to faculty ratio
• 53% acceptance rate
• Mid 50% SAT 530-660, ACT 26-31
• 86% retention rate – Freshman returning for their sophomore year
• NCAA Div I
• 35.4% of students who have no financial need receive on average $18,550
• 82% of financial need met
• Private university
• 67% of students come from out of state
• 125 acre campus with close access to downtown Denver (12 minute light rail ride)
• 1st and 2nd year required to live on campus, housing is available all 4 years
• Investing in building on the campus
• Excellent comprehensive support program – Learning Effectiveness Program
• Undergraduate research opportunities – 200+ undergraduate students participate each year
• On the quarter system, runs 9/11 – 6/7 (3 quarters). 4th/summer quarter is optional
• Newman performing arts center
• Top majors Biology, Finance, Psychology
• Common curriculum all students take (60credits)
• AP credits taken dependent on AP score
• 96% of classes have less than 50 students
• Average class size is 21
• 70% of students complete an internship
• 70% of students study abroad to 55 countries, all paid for including travel
• 17 varsity sports, 28 club sports, 15 intramural sports
• 2/3 of students participate in club or intramural sports
• 60 minute ride to the mountains
• Early Action and Early Decision offered
• 1/4 of the applicant pool submits a Zeemee profile
• Merit scholarships range from $15,000 – $25,000
• CSS Profile required for applying for financial aid
• November 15 deadline for financial aid form submission for EA and ED
• 2/1 deadline for regular decision applicants
• Focused on grades vs. GPA, close review of junior year
• Superscore SAT and writing section not considered
• Merit aid driven by test scores and Grades
• Read applications Need Aware
• Tell your story if inconsistency in grades through high school

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