Why DU

Greet Your Future with Confidence

Joining the DU community means being surrounded by bright and motivated peers, passionate professors and engaged alums – who all contribute to a transformative, 4D Experience. At DU, we ignite academic excellence, foster exceptional character and empower you to design your future career while nurturing whole-body well-being.

With campuses neighboring Denver’s vibrant downtown and deep in the Rocky Mountains, DU is a perfect setting for learning, reflection and building meaningful connections. No matter your interests, passions or personal pursuits, when you choose DU, you will be able to grow in all phases of your college experience to become a difference-maker for the public good.

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We’re a community built on action—we strive to inspire positive change, at home and around the world. Discover why we’re proud to be part of the DU community.

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Active community, distinct voices.

DU is a place for diverse perspectives and fearless growth. Here, you will find many ideas and experiences that will challenge your worldview and broaden your horizons. Active clubs, organizations and student associations provide the perfect platform to connect with like-minded individuals to create meaningful impact.

A Thoughtful Community

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Experience change, inside and out.

Inside the classroom, you will discover a world of knowledge that will ignite your curiosity and fuel your passion for learning. No matter your area of study, you will emerge with a deeper understanding of the world and yourself. Beyond the classroom and campus, DU encourages you to be a force for change in the world. Our commitment to community, sustainability and social justice means you will have countless opportunities to impact society.

High-Impact Learning

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It’s not just academics, it’s finding your purpose.

From the moment you step on campus, you will have access to a dedicated team of career experts committed to your success. You won't have to look far to find support. DU's career and professional development resources and vast alumni network bridge the gap between academic knowledge and real-world experience, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.

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