The Graduate School at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) and the Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz) oversees, facilitates, and enhances graduate education, while encouraging excellence in research, creative and scholarly work. We offer master’s degrees, doctoral degrees, graduate certificates, and non-degree options in a wide variety of programs. Disciplines include Architecture, Biomedical Sciences, Education, Engineering and Design, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Public Affairs, and Public Health. CU Anschutz is the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region. The campus combines interdisciplinary teaching, research and clinical facilities to prepare the region’s future health care professionals and be a national leader in life sciences research. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness, and driven students—all in the lively heart of downtown Denver.
The Graduate School administers and serves Master's programs, Doctoral programs, Certificates, and non-degree courses throughout all thirteen schools and colleges across both CU Denver and CU Anschutz. We offer resources and support for prospective graduate students, current graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. We welcome you to contact us!
A Graduate Degree is an Investment in the Future
The pursuit of a graduate degree is a commitment to personal development and contributes to the foundation for future success. Our students graduate with skills they’ll use in exciting and challenging professions that expand the frontiers of science, healthcare, technology, commerce, and education for our society as a whole. Our faculty are teacher-scholars who consciously blur the boundaries between research and teaching. They incorporate their freshest, highest quality work in the classroom and through direct hands-on training.
Our Urban University Strengthens Our Vibrant City
At CU Denver, the city serves as a primary resource, offering first-hand interaction with art, literature, social change, history, politics, social science, architecture, engineering, and business. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, CU Denver is directly adjacent to the Denver Performing Arts complex, the LoDo Historic District, and other attractions, enriching the graduate experience beyond what is available on a traditional university campus.
World-Class Education, Research, and Patient Care
CU Anschutz is is the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region. The campus includes the University of Colorado health professional schools, multiple centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked teaching hospitals that treat 1.7 million patients each year. All interconnected, these organizations collaboratively improve the quality of patient care they deliver, research they conduct, and health professionals they train.