International Students

The University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business has a legacy of welcoming international students. We are committed to helping you in your career goals and in being a vital part of our community.

International students make up approximately 20 percent of the total graduate student population at Daniels. On the DU campus, there are approximately 900 international students from 80 countries. Our DU Global Friends Program seeks to promote friendship across cultures within the DU community by matching international students with a faculty or staff member.


To be eligible for graduate programs at the University of Denver, candidates must hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree and must submit transcripts and mark sheets from each post-secondary institution attended along with a proof of degree, degree certificate, or diploma. If academic transcripts were issued in a language other than English, both the original documents and certified English translations are required.

English Proficiency

If English is not your native language, you will need to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or CAE scores unless you earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a formally-recognized/accredited university where the institution’s sole language of instruction and examination was English. Test scores should be submitted with your application; the University of Denver TOEFL score code is 4842.

We require a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 94, TOEFL (paper-based) score of 587, IELTS score of 7.0 or CAE score of 185. Those receiving less than these suggested scores will only be admitted under special consideration for outstanding work experience, additional evidence of language ability, or exceptional academic performance. The Daniels College of Business does not offer conditional admission.

Visa Information

International applicants are required to provide additional documents in order to receive immigration materials from the University of Denver. These items are not required until after an applicant is offered admission but submitting them with your application can expedite the visa process.  Visa documents will not be processed until an enrollment deposit is received after the time of admission.

Campus Resources

We know that acclimating to life in another country requires thorough preparation. International Student & Scholar Services—also known as I-House or ISSS—serves as an important resource for our community of international graduate students. The mission of ISSS is to assist international students and scholars to succeed academically, personally and professionally during their time at DU, and to provide advice and support to help them remain in legal immigration status.

Contact ISSS | +1 303.871.4912
International House (ISSS)
2200 S Josephine St.
Denver, CO 80208

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