International Admissions

Undergraduate and Graduate Information

International Student & Scholar Services offers a variety of resources to you as a prospective international student applying to the DU. Whether you're just looking to get some questions answered or need guidance through the application process, we are here to help.

We review academic success with regard to admissions in the context of your home country's educational systems. When you're ready to apply, we'll need you to submit your common application, supporting materials, and any school-specific requirements.

Once you're been accepted and made a deposit on tuition, you can begin your immigration and visa application process.

On this page:

Undergraduate Application Steps

  1. Submit Your Undergraduate Application
  2. Submit Your Supporting Materials
  3. Complete Your Additional Requirements
  4. Apply for Visa

1. Submit Your Undergraduate Application

Submitting your undergraduate application can take longer than you expect. We only accept common application applicants. Please keep in mind that the application does have essay requirements, so you'll want to leave yourself plenty of time to write.

Apply via the Common Application

2. Submit Your Supporting Materials

Once you've completed your direct to DU undergraduate application or common application, you'll need to submit your supporting materials such as transcripts, letters of recommendation, test scores, and English language proficiency requirements.

Check your Portal

3. Complete Your Additional Requirements

As an international student, you'll have a few additional steps to complete such as English language proficiency testing scores. You'll also need to conduct your international student interview, and pay your tuition deposit.

English Language Requirements

4. Apply for Visa

After you've submitted your tuition deposit, you'll be able to apply for your student visa. All international students, unless otherwise approved to live and study in America, must hold and F-1 or J-1 Visa. If you have questions, visit the link below or reach out to

Undergraduate Admissions

As a prospective undergraduate student you'll be required to fulfill several steps before we can consider your application to the University of Denver. Both ISSS and the admissions department are here to help if you run into any questions.

Undergraduate International Admissions

Graduate Application

Individuals seeking to attend graduate school at the University of Denver must complete a list of steps in order for the application to be considered. These requirements can vary by the school or program, so please review the information on the graduate admissions pages.

Graduate International Admissions