We automatically consider all applicants to our graduate programs for merit scholarships and graduate assistantships—there’s no additional application required! As part of our commitment to make financing your education as easy as possible, we match you to the best scholarship package we can based on your academic and work record, testing, and admissions interview. Some programs also offer departmental scholarships to supplement your award from Graduate Admissions.

Scholarships are based on applicant credentials and are not guaranteed.

Total degree costs and merit-scholarship ranges vary by program. Visit your individual program page for information specific to your master’s degree.

To learn more about merit-based aid, contact us at daniels@du.edu or 303.223.7503.

International Students

International applicants are eligible for merit-based scholarships and graduate assistantships at the same level and rates as domestic applicants.

More than
80 percent

of accepted students
receive merit-based aid from Daniels.

Colorado Residents: Denver MBA Half-Tuition Scholarships Available

Though we’re a nationally ranked business school with global reach, our roots are in Colorado. Since 1908 we have educated the best and brightest from the Centennial State, and our alumni have helped to build Colorado’s thriving economy.

In recognition of our strong Colorado ties, we offer minimum half-tuition in-state scholarships to our Denver MBA (full-time) program. (See tuition rates.)

How To Qualify

Colorado residents who apply to the Denver MBA (full-time) program will be eligible for the half-tuition scholarship automatically. To qualify, you must show:

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • A minimum score of 600 on the GMAT or 158 on each section of the GRE
  • At least 3 years of relevant post-undergraduate, full-time professional, military or volunteer experience
  • Legal Colorado residency

One Graduate’s Story

Hear from Oliver Martinez-Reyes, a first-generation college graduate who received his bachelor’s in accountancy at no cost and his master’s in finance at a very low cost due to DU scholarships.

Connect with Admissions

For more information about merit-based aid, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at daniels@du.edu or 303.871.3416.

Do You Have Questions?

Luke Parrott

Director, Graduate Admissions

Reach out to Luke or your dedicated admissions advisor any time if you have questions about the admissions process.