Colorado Technical University, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was founded in 1965 when it was known as Colorado Technical College. The school obtained university status in 1995 and changed its name to the current to reflect its new offerings. The school was initially formed to provide student with vocational and technical training, particularly for veterans, but today offers a variety of programs that provide educational levels at the associate, bachelor, master and doctoral levels.
The Colorado Springs Campus is located at the base of Pike's Peak and situated in the Rocky Mountains. The area is scenic and home to a large number of educational institutions and cultural monuments. Students attending this campus will be exposed to the healthy lifestyle of its residents and the beauty of the region.
Colorado Technical College provides educational opportunities in a number of fields, mostly related to technological or vocational fields. These programs provide insight into their field of study and how to operate as professionals within that framework. The school provides students with an education that implements practical case studies in the learning environment to better prepare individuals for their career after school. Lower level degree programs are also designed to allow for admission into higher level programs upon completion. The school also provides online programs available through the Colorado Springs Campus.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in attending Colorado Technical University must complete and submit an admissions application, after which an appointment will be made for a telephone interview with an admissions officer. Once the interview is completed the student will be asked to provide all documentation pertaining to his or her education as well as take an english proficiency exam. Once these steps are completed, the school will review the supplied information and make a decision regarding acceptance.
Financial aid is available in the form of federal loans and grants. Eligibility for such financial aid is determined through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which all students should complete. Once submitted the resulting student aid report will determine need and awards.
The following is a list of areas of study available at Colorado Technical University – Colorado Springs. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Security and Protective Services
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average annual "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $18,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact Colorado Technical University – Colorado Springs for more information.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $11,000-$13,000
- Per unit charges are around $340 for part time students
- Required fees for full-time students: $280
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $12,000-$14,000
- For part-time students, charges are between $490-$590 per unit
- Required fees for graduate students are around $240
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||70%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||57%||$4,158|
|Receiving Student Loans||51%||$7,078|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 19%.
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Colorado Technical University – Colorado Springs.
- Colorado Technical University Online in Colorado Springs, CO (- miles away)
- College America - Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO (5 miles away)
- Jones International University in Centennial, CO (48 miles away)
- Colorado Technical University - Greenwood Village in Aurora, CO (50 miles away)
- Platt College - Aurora in Aurora, CO (53 miles away)