About University of Colorado, Denver:
The University of Colorado Denver is a public research university in the U.S. state of Colorado. It is part of the University of Colorado system.
The university has two campuses—one in downtown Denver at the Auraria Campus, and the other at the Anschutz Medical Campus located in neighboring Aurora. The single university is the result of the 2004 consolidation of the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.
The University of Colorado Denver is located on Auraria Campus in Downtown Denver, Colorado while the CU Anschutz Medical Campus is located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado, nearly 10 miles away. CU Anschutz shares the campus with the Children's Hospital and University of Colorado Hospital. There are currently more than 18,000 students at the school's two physical campuses in downtown Denver and in Aurora. The school also offers classes via CU Online.
The University of Colorado Denver is the largest research institution in Colorado, attracting more than $375 million in research grants annually and granting more graduate degrees than any other institution in the state. CU Denver, along with University of Colorado Hospital and University Physicians, Inc., employs more than 12,200 Coloradans, making it one of the metro Denver area's top employers. The university serves more than 500,000 patients a year through its hospital and clinical services.