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The City and County of Denver (pron.: /?d?nv?r/; Arapaho: Niinéniiniicíihéhe') is the largest city and the capital of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is also the second most populous county in Colorado after El Paso County. Denver is a consolidated city and county located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 miles (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile or 5,280 feet (1,609.344 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich passes through Union Station and is the temporal reference for the Mountain Time Zone.

The 2011 estimated population of Denver was 619,968 which ranks it as the 23rd most populous U.S. city. The 10-county Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated 2011 population of 2,599,504 and ranked as the 21st most populous U.S. metropolitan statistical area. The 12-county Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area had an estimated 2011 population of 3,157,520, which ranks as the 16th most populous U.S. metropolitan area. Denver is the center and the most populous city of the Front Range Urban Corridor, an oblong urban region stretching across 18 counties in two states with an estimated 2011 population of 4,423,936. Denver is the most populous city within a 500-mile (800 km) radius and the second most populous city in the Mountain West and the Southwestern United States after Phoenix, Arizona.

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Schools in and around Denver, CO

Name
University of Denver
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $36,936 average out-state tuition; $36,936 average in-state tuition
University of Colorado Denver
Four or more years; Public; $19,512 average out-state tuition; $6,336 average in-state tuition
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Four or more years; Public; $14,665 average out-state tuition; $3,809 average in-state tuition
Regis University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $30,588 average out-state tuition; $30,588 average in-state tuition
Johnson & Wales University-Denver
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,955 average out-state tuition; $23,955 average in-state tuition
Community College of Denver
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $10,423 average out-state tuition; $2,540 average in-state tuition
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit

Denver, CO Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Student of Integrity Scholarship Up to $3,750 January 06, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
El Pomar Fellowship Varies January 17, 2017