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Located in Denver, Colorado, Aspen University is a private for-profit institution. The location of Aspen University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

456 Master's Degrees
26 Doctor's Degrees

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Aspen University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Aspen University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#22 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Most Popular Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Aspen University?


Contact details for Aspen University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1660 South Albion Street, Suite 525, Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 303-333-4224

Aspen University Graduate Student Diversity

81% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,164 graduate students at Aspen University, 19% are male and 81% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Aspen University graduate students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 242
Black or African American 682
Hispanic or Latino 189
White 1,456
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 595

Geographic Diversity

Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at Aspen University. At this time, 4 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Aspen University

7,636 Took All Classes Online
9,563 Took At Least One Class Online
32.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 7 bachelor’s degree and 13 master’s degree programs available online at Aspen University. In 2019-2020, 9,563 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Aspen University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 9th most popular in Colorado for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Aspen University

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time graduate tuition at Aspen University was $7,215 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Aspen University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Information Technology #1 #1
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences #1 #1
Entrepreneurial Studies #1 #1
Finance & Financial Management #1 #1
Management Information Systems #1 #1
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #1 #1
Computer Programming #1 #1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #1 #1
Computer Information Systems #4 #4
Educational Administration #4 #1
Nursing #4 #1
Psychology #4 #1
Criminal Justice & Corrections #4 #4
Education #7 #4
Business Administration & Management #16 #10
Business, Management & Marketing #16 #16

Online Growth Rankings of Aspen University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Aspen University was 32.3%. This is the #298 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Aspen University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Aspen University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 50%
Business, Management & Marketing 46%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 50%
Computer Information Systems 33%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 51%
Education 74%
Educational Administration 29%
Health Professions 83%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 51%
Management Information Systems 86%
Nursing 83%
Psychology 50%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Aspen University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Aspen University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Programming #5
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences #10
Computer Science #16
Entrepreneurial Studies #20
Management Information Systems #22
Finance & Financial Management #24
Criminal Justice & Corrections #32
Information Technology #49
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #51
Computer Information Systems #57
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #69
Psychology #82
Computer & Information Sciences #104
Educational Administration #111
Nursing #128
Business Administration & Management #245
Education #259
Health Professions #268
Business, Management & Marketing #310

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Aspen University Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 319 12 331
Business Administration & Management 42 0 42
Educational Administration 19 12 31
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 25 0 25
Criminal Justice & Corrections 19 0 19
Finance & Financial Management 11 0 11
Management Information Systems 7 0 7
Computer Programming 5 0 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 3 0 3
Computer Information Systems 3 0 3
Computer Science 0 2 2
Information Technology 2 0 2
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1 0 1
TOTAL 456 26 482


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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