Colorado Christian University
Lakewood, CO 80226

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,032
Religious affiliation Undenominational
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 888 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Colorado Christian University has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$30
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Colorado Christian University's tuition was $28,860 for all students regardless of residency (7.7% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$25,049
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$28,860
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$28,860
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Colorado Christian University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,251 (which is 3.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Colorado Christian University in 2016-2017, was 210, which is 59% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,755 (which is 2.4% below the national average.)

$4,251
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,755
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
99%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Colorado Christian University has enrolled a total of 7,032 students (2,179 students full-time and 4,853 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,032 students, 677 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 6,307 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 725 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 3,318 students for distance studies.

7,032
Total Enrollment
677
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 66%

Hispanic: 13%

Black/African American: 10%

Two or more races: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Asian: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Colorado Christian University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 34% 343 109
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 13% 132 92
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 10% 104 34
Education 8% 81 21
Theology And Religious Vocations 6% 56 20
Psychology 6% 55 47
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 5% 54 2
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 28
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1% 6 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

53%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Colorado Christian University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
44%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$30,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Colorado Christian University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,100. Last year, out of the total 877 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 754 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 786 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 692 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,100 $36,900
Employment Rate 86% 88%
Total Graduates 877 786

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Colorado Christian University.

Regis University
6.4 mile away
University of Denver
7.4 mile away
Iliff School of Theology
7.5 mile away
CollegeAmerica-Denver
8.3 mile away
Denver Seminary
8.6 mile away
Naropa University
22.8 mile away