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Colorado Christian University (CCU)

8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO

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Colorado Christian University provides a variety of degree programs for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in Lakewood, Colorado and operated as a private institution. The school maintains a Nondenominational Christian affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. CCU has a yearly student enrollment of around two thousand.

Areas of study offered at CCU include but are not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Communications And Journalism

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school records, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. This school has an admissions rate of 81% of which only 39% chose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at ccu.edu.

Tuition is approximately $20,000 annually, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's tuition calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. The cost of on-campus housing is about $6,300 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements.

The Colorado Christian University "Cougars" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Golf (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)

For a complete list of programs offered, enrollment information, student services, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.ccu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the students Colorado Christian University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Colorado Christian University is around 6,900 students, where graduate students make up roughly 7% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $22,000-$26,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $830 to $1,000 per unit

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 per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$14,788
Receiving Student Loans57%$8,064
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Colorado Christian University may provide student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

CCU has an overall graduation rate which is close to 37%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years24%
Graduating in 5 Years10%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 2004)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2010)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2010)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Colorado Christian University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Colorado Christian University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Colorado Christian University for official up-to-date information.

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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