Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3812


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 25,548
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 28:1
Campus housing No
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 Technical University-Colorado Springs 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.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs's tuition was $10,240 for all students regardless of residency (36.1% 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 = $21,918
In State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $16,024
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 71% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,257 (which is 2.8% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs in 2016-2017, was 670, which is 66% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,603 (which is 7.7% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,378
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,154
Financial aid
National Average = 89%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs has enrolled a total of 25,548 students (16,289 students full-time and 9,259 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 25,548 students, 4,171 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 22,202 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,346 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 24,132 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 41%

Black/African American: 33%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 15%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 6 largest majors offered at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs.

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 52% 8,563 2233
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 15% 2,461 803
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 13% 2,140 712
Health Professions And Related Programs 11% 1,855 345
Engineering 0% 79 21
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 0% 12 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 36%

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 Technical University-Colorado Springs 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: $26,804

The typical median income of Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,700. Last year, out of the total 25,701 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 19,790 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 5,635 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 4,677 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,700 $49,000
Employment Rate 77% 83%
Total Graduates 25,701 5,635

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs.

Rocky Vista University
46.2 mile away
Argosy University-Denver
52.7 mile away
Platt College-Aurora
52.9 mile away
Aspen University
55 mile away
Taft University System
56.3 mile away