Pack your bags and head to "The Mile High City", where elevation, education, and entertainment are held to the highest standard. Denver plays host to 28 thriving colleges and universities, 15 of which are private 4-year institutions. and whether you're interested in engineering, computer science, finance or healthcare, you have options here in Denver. Most people in the area have careers in trade and transportation, professional and business services, or with the U.S. Government, the largest employer in the area. Students in those majors are writing their own tickets to a steady career right in the city.
Denver averages more than 300 days of sunlight, so there's no reason not to have an awesome college experience and a perfect tan. You'll have so much daylight, you'll need something to do outside of class. Get active with a visit to the Rocky Mountain ski slopes or one of Denver's many parks. Indulge in a cultural experience in Denver's museums or the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the second largest performing arts center in the nation. and lastly, The Mile High City and its elevation of exactly 5,280 feet, is THE place for sports lovers with over 80 beers brewed in the city and 7 professional sports teams. Watch Peyton lead the Broncos or one of the other popular Denver teams: Nuggets, Rockies, Avalanche, and Rapids. The city of Denver offers a variety of fun and excitement for all who visit, so pack some sunscreen, work on your cheers and get ready for an adventurous college experience.*National Center for Education Statistics *Bureau of Labor Statistics *Denver Relocation Guide, "Largest Employers in Denver" *Forbes.com, "Denver" *www.denver.org *Wikipedia, "Denver Sports"
University of Denver offers 253 degree programs. It's a large, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 4,015 students graduated with students earning 1,910 Master's degrees, 1,340 Bachelor's degrees, 389 Doctoral degrees, and 376 Certificates.
Regis University offers 267 degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 2,666 students graduated with students earning 1,210 Master's degrees, 943 Bachelor's degrees, 359 Certificates, and 154 Doctoral degrees.
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus offers 184 degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 5,326 students graduated with students earning 2,566 Bachelor's degrees, 2,028 Master's degrees, and 732 Doctoral degrees.
Colorado Christian University offers 132 degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2019, 1,191 students graduated with students earning 688 Bachelor's degrees, 295 Master's degrees, 165 Associate's degrees, and 43 Certificates.
Aspen University offers 52 degree programs. It's a medium sized, private for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2019, 1,164 students graduated with students earning 763 Bachelor's degrees, 374 Master's degrees, 16 Doctoral degrees, 9 Associate's degrees, and 2 Certificates.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO||20 : 1||6,628|
|University of Denver Denver, CO||17 : 1||12,931|
|National Beauty College Denver, CO||32|
|Concorde Career College-Aurora Aurora, CO||17 : 1||423|
|Regis University Denver, CO||21 : 1||6,908|
|Pima Medical Institute-Aurora Aurora, CO||17 : 1||322|
|University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Denver, CO||26 : 1||24,910|
|New Dimensions Beauty Academy Inc Parker, CO||59|
|Platt College-Aurora Aurora, CO||28 : 1||248|
|Pima Medical Institute-Denver Denver, CO||19 : 1||767|
|United Beauty College Denver, CO||55|
|Aveda Institute-Denver Denver, CO||405|
|Pickens Technical College Aurora, CO||1,049|
|Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology Denver, CO||32 : 1||288|
|Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, CO||34 : 1||20,080|
|Johnson & Wales University-Denver Denver, CO||20 : 1||927|
|Lincoln College of Technology-Denver Denver, CO||34 : 1||1,343|
|Colorado Christian University Lakewood, CO||68 : 1||7,587|
|CollegeAmerica-Denver Denver, CO||36 : 1||72|
|Avalon School of Cosmetology-Aurora Aurora, CO||130|