Anschutz Medical Campus

About Anschutz Medical Campus


The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz) is the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region. The campus combines interdisciplinary teaching, research and clinical facilities to prepare the region’s future health care professionals, provide the best available health care at two nationally recognized hospitals and be a national leader in life sciences research. Annually, CU Anschutz medical professionals educate 4,000 degree-seeking future health professionals, provide 1.5 million patient visits, and are awarded approximately $400 million in research grants.

CU Anschutz is vital to the people of Colorado and its economy. It is home to five health professional schools(School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, College of Nursing, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Colorado School of Public Health) and the Graduate School, offering 40 degree programs.CU Anschutz is estimated to have a state economic impact of $2.6 billion a year, on par with the Colorado ski industry.

Living in Aurora


CU's Anschutz Medical Campus is located in Aurora, just nine miles east of downtown Denver. Aurora is Colorado’s 3rd largest city, and this thriving city routinely ranks highly among cities its size. Recognized as one of the best communities for young people, Aurora offers reasonable rent and an extensive public transportation system. There’s also plenty of cultural and outdoor activities to explore on the weekends.

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