University of Denver Joins List of Highest Level of Research Institutions in the United States

DENVER, Dec. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Denver (DU) 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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"Achieving R1 status is an incredible accomplishment. It is a prominent recognition of the significant contributions the University of Denver makes to improve human welfare through the discovery of new knowledge," says Chancellor Jeremy Haefner. "The entire DU community takes tremendous pride in knowing how this institution is contributing to the public good by graduating scholars who, like our faculty, bring forth answers to the grand challenges we face in our communities, our state, our nation and the world. This is a great day for DU!"
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