University of Denver

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Sturm College of Law
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The University of Denver ( DU ) is a privately owned university in Denver , Colorado . An average of 9800 students are enrolled at DU. The campus is located approximately 6 miles south of downtown Denver.

The university was founded as Colorado Seminary in 1864 by former Territorial Governor John Evans .

As one of the few universities in the USA, all applicants without exception are asked for interviews prior to admission to the degree, which take place in more than 25 cities across the country.

Course offer

The range of courses at the University of Denver includes, among other things

  • Occupational psychology
  • Engineering and computer science
  • International studies
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • pedagogy
  • Law (Sturm College of Law)
  • Social work
  • theology
  • Economics (Daniels College of Business)
  • University College


The DU sports teams are the pioneers . The university is a member of The Summit League .

Well-known graduates

Politics and military






On October 3, 2012, the first television duel of the 2012 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney took place at the DU.

Web links

Commons : University of Denver  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Coordinates: 39 ° 40 ′ 42 "  N , 104 ° 57 ′ 44"  W.