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University of Denver

University of Denver
2199 South University Boulevard
Denver, CO 80208

Fax number: (303) 871-2201
Screen last updated on: February 2024

The admissions information below is valid for the 2023 academic year.

Contacting the office: 303 525-9495
800 525-9495 (toll free)

Is there an application deadline for fall? yes
Final filing date for fall: January 15
Application fee: $65
High school graduation is: required, GED is accepted
Standardized test requirements: SAT I or ACT considered if submitted
Dates test scores should be received: February 1 for SAT I/ACT
School has formalized early decision program: yes
Early decision application deadline: November 1
Number of early decision applications submitted: 224
Number of early decision applications accepted: 139 (62%)
School has early action program: yes
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school: no

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations important
  • standardized test scores important
  • essay important
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities important
  • particular talent/ability important
  • character/personal qualities important
  • alumni/ae relationship considered
  • geographical residence considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation considered
  • volunteer work considered
  • work experience considered
Average secondary school GPA: 3.8
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA: 74%
Percent of freshmen who submitted class rank: 8%
Combined SAT I middle 50% range: 1240 - 1390
Combined ACT middle 50% range: 28 - 32
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT I scores: 27%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score: 23%

Number of completed applications received: 19,342
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled: 15,024
School has a waiting list policy: yes
Number accepting place on waiting list: 198
Number of those on waiting list who were enrolled: 3
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state: 70%
Admission may be deferred: yes

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