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Boulder • Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences • Physics • History
In 2010, the university consisted of nine colleges and schools and offered over 150 academic programs and enrolled 29,952 students. Eleven Nobel Laureates, nine MacArthur Fellows, and 18 astronauts have been affiliated with CU-Boulder as students, researchers, or faculty members in its history. The university received nearly $454 million in sponsored research in 2010 to fund programs like the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, and JILA.
The Colorado Buffaloes compete in 17 varsity sports and are members of the NCAA Division I Pacific-12 Conference. The Buffaloes have won 28 national championships: 20 in skiing, seven total in men's and women's cross country, and one in football. Approximately 1,500 students participate in 34 intercollegiate club sports annually as well.
The university has two campuses — one in downtown Denver at the Auraria Campus, and the other at the Anschutz Medical Campus located in neighboring Aurora. The single university is the result of the 2004 consolidation of the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
The University of Colorado Denver is located on Auraria Campus in Downtown Denver, Colorado while the CU Anschutz Medical Campus is located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado nearly 10 miles away. CU Anschutz shares the campus with the Children's Hospital, University of Colorado Hospital and with the National Jewish Medical and Research Center. There are currently more than 18,000 students at the school's two physical campuses in downtown Denver and in Aurora. The school also offers classes via CU Online.
The University of Colorado Denver is the largest research institution in Colorado, attracting more than $375 million in research grants annually, and granting more graduate degrees than any other institution in the state. CU Denver, along with University of Colorado Hospital and University Physicians, Inc., employs more than 12,200 Coloradans, making it one of the metro Denver area's top employers. The university serves more than 500,000 patients a year through its hospital and clinical services.
Denver • Business • Economics
Golden • Earth Science
CCU's mission is to "cultivate knowledge and love of God in a Christ-centered community of learners and scholars, with an enduring commitment to the integration of exemplary academics, spiritual formation, and engagement with the world."
Denver • Theology, Religion
Naropa describes itself as Buddhist-inspired, ecumenical and nonsectarian rather than Buddhist. Naropa promotes non-traditional activities like meditation to supplement traditional learning approaches.
Naropa was accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in 1988, making it the first Buddhist-inspired academic institution to receive United States regional accreditation. It remains one of only a handful of such schools.
Naropa is noteworthy for having hosted a number of Beat poets under the auspices of its Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics.
Denver • Business
Denver • Theology, Religion
An average of 300-350 students attend the school each year
Iliff is one of thirteen United Methodist Church seminaries in the United States. It also has close connections with the United Church of Christ, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, the Unitarian Universalist Association, the Episcopal Church, the Presbyterian Church, the Metropolitan Community Church, and others. Iliff’s student body represents more than forty faith traditions.
The school library contains the largest theological collection in the Rocky Mountain area with approximately 205,800 volumes, 60,600 microforms, and over 900 current periodical and serial subscriptions.
Iliff School of Theology is accredited by Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools-Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
Denver • Film, Radio, Television • Communication
Parker • Medicine, General, Internal
Our school is located south of Manila, 30 minutes from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). It is very accessible through the main highway that traverses from Greater Manila to Southern Luzon.
Denver • Law
The South West College has 18,500 student enrolments, is involved in a number of European projects, has a staffing complement of some 500 full-time staff and a similar number of part-time staff and a budget of £32 Million.
Denver • Business • Audit, Accounting • Human Resources, Social Work
In fall 2010, the university began offering master's programs in teacher education and accounting, with social work to beginning in fall 2011. The university is noted for its fine athletic programs: MSU Denver's women's soccer team won the Division II National Championship in 2004 and 2006; the men's basketball team won the Division II National Championship in 2000 and 2002. MSU Denver is located on the Auraria Campus, along with the University of Colorado Denver and the Community College of Denver, in downtown Denver, adjacent to Speer Boulevard and Colfax Avenue. MSU Denver has an enrollment of more than 21,000 students.
On April 18, 2012, MSU Denver achieved university status. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper approved the changing of the name of Metropolitan State College of Denver to Metropolitan State University of Denver, effective July 2012.
Denver • Business • Audit, Accounting
Boulder • Mechanical Engineering
Since 2000, the Design Center, part of the I/UCPC, or the Industry/University Cooperative Projects Center, has had over 1600 student participants that have worked on 225 projects from 56 different organizations. Design Center projects require that at least 1500 student hours are put in per project.
Boulder • Art • Agriculture, Fisheries, Food
Denver • Art
The Art Institute of Colorado is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Josef Korbel School is located on the University of Denver’s main campus in Denver’s University Hill neighborhood. The school currently educates more than 700 students with nearly 70 full- and part-time faculty members. It is also home to 10 academic research centers and institutes. Former U.S. Ambassador Christopher R. Hill has been dean of the school since July 2010.
In February 2012, the school's master's programs were ranked 11th in the world by Foreign Policy magazine. The Josef Korbel School is a full member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA).
Aurora • Energy, Fuels
Denver • Human Resources, Social Work
GSSW enrolls approximately 425 students in the Master of Social Work degree program and approximately 30 students in its doctor of social work program. The program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation. The accreditation has been continuous since 1933.
Denver • Business
As of 2008, there are 1,000 graduate students and 1,400 undergraduate students enrolled at the CU Denver Business School. It is the 9th largest AACSB-accredited business school in the United States that offer a full-time specialized masters degree program.
The Business School has just moved into its new building in downtown Denver at 1475 Lawrence Street. The 120,000-square-foot building opened in 2012 and contains both the Business School offices and state of the art classrooms
Denver • Public Administration
The School of Public Affairs is also home to the Buechner Institute for Governance, the School's applied research arm. Through hosted events, in-depth reports based on faculty and staff research, briefings on key policy issues, and a variety of highly regarded leadership development programs, the Buechner Institute helps to advance knowledge, provide solutions, create partnerships and represent an evidence-based policy perspective that leads the framing of public dialogues.
Paul Teske, a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor, was appointed Dean of the School in July 2008. Prior to his appointment as Dean, Teske served as the Director of the Center for Education Policy Analysis and Director of the Center on Reinventing Public Education at the School of Public Affairs, in addition to his teaching and research activities as a professor. He earned his Ph.D. and M.P.A. degrees in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Teske received a B.A. in economics and political science, with highest honors in economics, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a James Johnston Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa.
Aurora • Medicine, General, Internal