is the largest campus in Colorado, where three separate higher education
institutions enroll over 40,000 students. Community College of
Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of
Colorado Denver share classroom space and general services on the
campus, located in the heart of downtown Denver.
One out of five or 20% of the students in public higher education in the state of Colorado attend classes at one or more of the three separate higher education institutions on the campus.
Auraria is most
cost-effective, efficiently utilized campus in the state. Students choose
from a wide range of educational choices. Classes are offered from 7:00
a.m. until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Classes are also held at off-campus sites and online.
Community College of Denver is a two-year institution offering
more than 125 degree and certificate programs.
CCD guarantees that general education core curriculum credits will transfer
to any Colorado four-year college or university.
Metropolitan State University of Denver has the second-largest undergraduate
student population in the state and is Colorado's most diverse four-year institution. Metro State's high-quality education is Colorado's best value in higher education.
University of Colorado Denver is Colorado's premier research university offering more than 100 degrees and programs in 13 schools and colleges and serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online.
Auraria Higher Education Center, a fourth entity, manages
campus facilities and non-academic functions, including the book store,
early learning center, mail services, parking and transportation services, classroom and event scheduling, campus police, and master planning.