Colorado Heights University
Denver, CO 80236-2711


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 103
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 7:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 500 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Colorado Heights 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

Undergrad students
Graduate students

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Colorado Heights University's tuition was $8,160 for all students regardless of residency (69.5% cheaper 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.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Colorado Heights University has enrolled a total of 103 students (99 students full-time and 4 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 103 students, 5 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 78 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 25 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Non-resident alien: 70%

Hispanic: 22%

White: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Asian: 2%

Black/African American: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Colorado Heights 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
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 84% 86

Graduation & Dropout Rates

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 Heights University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
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

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Colorado Heights University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,700. Last year, out of the total 1,681 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,446 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,195 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,004 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,700 $32,500
Employment Rate 86% 84%
Total Graduates 1,681 1,195

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

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

University of Denver
3.6 mile away
Iliff School of Theology
3.7 mile away
Denver Seminary
4.2 mile away
5.1 mile away
Regis University
8.8 mile away
Naropa University
27.4 mile away