Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, CO, USA
3.98 Average Rating

Originally founded in 1914 as the Denver Bible Institute, Colorado Christian University is a 4-year interdenominational Christian college in the Denver area. CCU confers bachelor’s degrees in 30 academic majors and 37 minors. As a Christian institution, CCU holds twice-weekly chapel services and attendance is mandatory for all students. Additionally, all students are required to sign a lifestyle covenant that pledges to live according to Christ-centered behaviors while enrolled.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Undenominational
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision April 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
36%
Out-Of-State Students
50%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
7,032
Total Number of Undergrads
6,307
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
30%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$24,834
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$22,310
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$22,310
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,516
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$16,414
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
97%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,342
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$14,300

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
61%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,428
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$9,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$258
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
30
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Cougars
School Colors
Gold/Navy Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Denver
Colorado Springs
Grand Junction
Fort Collins
Dallas
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$41,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.98 Average Rating
i have never attended a school where they were so encouraging. i was guided every step of the way. anyone looking to go back to school should enroll at colorado christian university.
Diamound from Las Vegas, NV
Extremely helpful staff willing to go the extra mile to explain steps thoroughly. The Christian based environment breeds a positive, exciting learning experience. Programs prepare you for real world encounters.
Nicole from Spring, TX

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