Colorado Christian University

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School Overview

Colorado Christian University (CCU) is privately owned and operated Christian university located in Lakewood, Colorado that focuses on undergraduate liberal arts education. The university was first founded at the Denver Bible Institute in 1914. While CCU’s mission is based in Christian principles and learning, it offers a large selection of secular, career-oriented degree programs.

General Information

Admission Office

8787 West Alameda Avenue

Lakewood, CO 80226

(303) 963-3200

(800) 443-2484

Fax: (303) 963-3201



Contact: Jim McCormick

Vice President of Student Development
Main Address

8787 West Alameda Avenue

Lakewood, CO 80226

(303) 963-3000

www.ccu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,142

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 562

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,024

Graduate enrollment: 455

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 42%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music ministry B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Organizational Behavior Studies B,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Adult/Continuing Teacher Education B
Alternative license C
Early Childhood Education B,C
Early childhood educational theory B
Education – General B
Educational theory B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Language Proficiency Exam (LPE) preparation A
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A,B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Global Studies B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B,C
Theology B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Colorado Christian University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(303) 963-3000
Website:WWW.CCU.EDU
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.ccu.edu/admissions/freshmen/
Address:8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,032
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):36%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,089 (44% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$29,360
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,360
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$16,414

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Colorado Christian University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Colorado Christian University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5152
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education9291
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs224
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies23
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Psychology121
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations214
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total2410404

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Colorado Christian University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services5152
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education11
Health Professions and Related Programs211
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Psychology121
Theology and Religious Vocations111
Grand total137134

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Colorado Christian University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,360
Out-of-state$29,360
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$13,407
Out-of-state$13,407

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid34899%
Grant or scholarship aid34297%$16,414
Student loan aid21461%$8,428

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,19051%$9,239
Federal student loans2,51040%$8,279

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Colorado Christian University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Colorado Christian University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Colorado Christian University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,032
Undergraduate enrollment6,307
Graduate enrollment725

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Colorado Christian University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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