Aspen University Overview
Aspen University is a private for-profit institution situated in Denver, Colorado. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Aspen University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Aspen University is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Aspen University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Aspen University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Aspen University.
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Where Is Aspen University?
Contact details for Aspen University are given below.
|Address:||1660 South Albion Street, Suite 525, Denver, CO 80222|
How Do I Get Into Aspen University?
You can apply to Aspen University online at: https://application.aspen.edu/
Can I Afford Aspen University?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Aspen University, approximately 100% of students took out student loans averaging $3,353 a year. That adds up to $13,412 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Aspen University is 8.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Aspen University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,035 graduate students at the school.
Of the 401 full-time undergraduates at Aspen University, 18% are male and 82% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Aspen University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||64|
|Hispanic or Latino||25|
Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at Aspen University. At this time, 4 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at Aspen University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Aspen University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 9th most popular in Colorado for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Aspen University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Aspen University was 40.3%. This is the #37 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Aspen University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Aspen University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||13%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||21%|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||30%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||10%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||38%|
|Finance & Financial Management||73%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||38%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||50%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Aspen University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Aspen University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Aspen University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||2||0||27||46||0||75|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||9||39||0||0||48|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||0||0||17||20||0||37|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||0||0||15||22||0||37|
|Finance & Financial Management||0||0||0||11||0||11|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||0||0||3||0||0||3|
|Computer Information Systems||0||0||0||2||0||2|
|Management Information Systems||0||0||0||1||0||1|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||0||1||0||0||1|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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