Admission & Aid

Welcome to the Department of Sociology & Criminology. We are excited for you to join us and begin developing insights on sociological perspectives. As you pursue your degree, you'll become familiar with the continuing research and theoretical analyses of the social world. Our faculty and staff are here to support you throughout your time in our department.

How To Apply

Find the step-by-step process, important forms and deadlines, and other important information on beginning your degree at the University of Denver.

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Financial Aid

We never want financial barriers to deter you from pursuing an education at DU. The University offers college-level scholarships, work-study awards and grants, and we can advise you on applying for student loans. The College also provides grant and award opportunities.

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We are here to guide you through the application process. Find your admission advisor and connect with them today.

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Careers in Sociology and Criminology

A degree in sociology or criminology opens up opportunities in a range of career fields that involve investigative skills and working with diverse groups, including law, education, medicine, social work, non-profits, public policy and counseling. Minoring in either field helps you further develop your skills in observation, analysis and critical thinking.

Explore Our Programs

Our sociology and criminology courses provide general backgrounds into the theories, methods and substantive areas surrounding both fields. Our faculty are here to guide you to the degree that best suits your interests.

Why Sociology and Criminology

A BA in sociology or criminology prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities and acts as a springboard into advanced degrees in sociology, criminology, law, social work and business.

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Experiential Learning

Through internships with local and national community partners as well as many other unique learning opportunities, we aim to give our students worthwhile real-life training in the fields of sociology and criminology.

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