About Auraria Campus

The Auraria Campus is a dynamic academic environment shared by three separate and distinct institutions of higher learning:

  • Community College of Denver
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • University of Colorado Denver

The Auraria Higher Education Center is a separate state entity whose role is to provide and manage shared services, facilities, and property to support these prominent institutions in achieving their goals.

The collective student population is nearly 42,000, with approximately 5,000 faculty and staff.