Academics

Discover the benefits of CU Denver. We are the only public urban research university in Colorado. Our campus in downtown Denver enables our faculty and students to work on groundbreaking research, often focused on solving urban issues. Our academic programs bring together current research, creative work, and civic engagement in classes taught by dedicated professors.

Design your educational goals. Choose from academic degrees and programs at all levels. Our courses serve students who want to earn bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral degrees who want to learn something new for personal or professional development. Additionally, we offer certificate programs to help you advance your career.

Degree and Program Facts

Take a look at quick facts about our academic programs.

110+

Earn an academic degree in more than 110 majors

18:1

Average student to faculty ratio for undergraduates

< 20

Less than 20 students in over 1/3 of undergraduate classes

Find Programs by Interest

Whatever your passion, reach your goal by studying at CU Denver. Explore our wide range of degrees and certificates, including degrees delivered fully online.

Architecture and Planning

Arts & Media

Business

Education & Human Development

Engineering, Design and Computing

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Public Affairs

Graduate Programs