Today is move-in day at the University of Denver for DU’s newest Pioneers. According to the University, approximately 1,470 families will arrive on campus to help their students get settled into their new accomodations for the upcoming school year.
Forty-seven states are represented in this year’s incoming class – the only exceptions being West Virginia, Alabama and Mississippi. The Class of 2027 is also made up of students from a total of 27 different countries. Most of the students will require at least a daylong drive or a plane ticket before making it to campus; 72% are traveling from outside of Colorado and nearly two-thirds are from over 500 miles away.
- 28% from Colorado
- 16% from the West
- 12% from the Southwest
- 18% from the Midwest
- 5% from the Southeast
- 16% from the Northeast
- 3% are international
The admissions staff culled through 20,000 applications. 62% of students applied without submitting test scores. The average high school GPA was 3.77.
Happy #MoveInDay! ❤️💛
We're thrilled to welcome the #Classof2027 to campus! Check out these fast facts about DU's incoming class:
📌 47/50 states represented
📌 27 countries represented
📌 72% are traveling from outside of CO
— University of Denver (@UofDenver) September 5, 2023
According to the news release, several students have also been awarded prestigious scholarships, including three Boettcher Scholars, twenty-two Davis Scholars, and five Daniels Fund recipients.
Welcome to the class of 2027!