DU R1 Research Institution

University of Denver achieves coveted R1 status


The University of Denver has joined a prestigious list of universities to now be classified as one of the top research institutions in the country. DU is the fourth university in Colorado and the only private institution in the Rocky Mountain Region to achieve Research 1 (R1) classification. DU Joins 136 prestigious institutions of higher education classified as R1 universities in the United States.

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More information can be found at the official DU news article here.

Current and Prospective Students

What this means for our students is that we are not only an excellent place to get a standard University education, but also a place where you can take part in cutting edge research.

The department of Computer Science and the University of Denver are proud to have this classification from the Carnegie classification!

Nathan S. Evans
Nathan S. Evans
Teaching Associate Professor, Academic Director for Cyber Security, University of Denver

Research includes networking, network security, software security and systems.