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University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center - Health Sciences Program: Narrative Description


4200 East Ninth Ave.
Denver, CO 80262
Tel: (303)372-0000
Admissions: (303)315-7676
Fax: (303)315-3358
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, upper-level, coed. Part of University of Colorado System. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's and first professional certificates. Founded 1883. Setting: 40-acre urban campus. Endowment: $152.5 million. Research spending 2003-04: $171.1 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $54,583 per student. Total enrollment: 2,567. Faculty: 2,928 (2,523 full-time, 405 part-time). Full-time: 294 students, 91% women, 9% men. Part-time: 26 students, 96% women, 4% men. Students come from 32 states and territories, 12 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 61% 25 or older, 51% transferred in. Retention: 99% of full-time entering class returned the following year. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Calendar: semesters or quarters depending on program. Advanced placement, distance learning, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. State resident tuition: $6180 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $21,600 full-time. Mandatory fees: $380 full-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Major annual event: Welcome Weekend. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Denison Library plus 1 other with 250,000 books, 1,650 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $4.7 million. 55 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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