The University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) provides an innovative, enriching education in an accessible urban environment.
Established for nearly 50 years, the university welcomes over 15,000 students from 130 countries. It promotes a culture of inclusion and diversity to provide an inspirational learning experience.
|Academic Ranking of World Universities||QS World University Rankings|
|– 14||– 16|
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Scholarship & funding
The University of Colorado Denver offers several scholarships and funding options to international students, as well as on-campus employment opportunities. Scholarships available include:
International Undergraduate Scholarships
The University of Colorado Denver offers a wide variety of financial aid and scholarship opportunities for international undergraduate students. The university is committed to supporting students’ long-term academic and personal success at CU Denver, including their financial well-being.
International Admissions offer automatic merit-based scholarships and additional funding through donor awards and need-based grants. Additionally, students can apply for program-specific and external scholarships. Scholarships can be combined with employment opportunities and other financial resources to contribute to your cost of attendance.
Types of scholarships available:
- Automatic Merit Scholarships (up to USD 10,000 per year)
- Additional Merit Scholarship & Needs-Based Grants (up to USD 20,000 per year – application required)
- University Honors and Leadership Scholarship (USD 2,500 per year – application required)
- Program-Specific Scholarships (up to USD 2,500 per year)
- External Scholarships (Application required)
Business School Scholarship
Awards up to USD 1,500 per semester to eligible students studying at the CU Denver business school.
Students can also apply for external scholarships, including government-awarded funding and loan programs from their home country.
For more information on internal or external funding options, students can visit the university’s website or contact the financial aid and scholarships office.