Colorado Christian University Overview
Located in Lakewood, Colorado, Colorado Christian University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of CCU is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Colorado Christian University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at CCU.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 19% of the faculty were full-time.
Colorado Christian University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
CCU 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 CCU.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards CCU has earned from around the web.
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|#76||Highest Paid General Psychology Graduates||College Factual|
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Where Is Colorado Christian University?
Contact details for CCU are given below.
|Address:||8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226|
How Do I Get Into CCU?
You can apply to CCU online at: https://www.ccu.edu/admissions/freshmen/
Can I Afford Colorado Christian University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CCU, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $7,863 a year. That adds up to $31,452 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CCU is 6.7%. 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.
Colorado Christian University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,048 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,737 full-time undergraduates at CCU, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Colorado Christian University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||46|
|Hispanic or Latino||208|
Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at Colorado Christian University. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 8 countries are represented at CCU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Colombia, and Ethiopia.
Online Learning at Colorado Christian University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at CCU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 12th 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 CCU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Colorado Christian University was 17.3%. This is the #80 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at CCU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of CCU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||17%|
|Computer Information Systems||17%|
|Curriculum & Instruction||33%|
|General Sales & Marketing||50%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||56%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||15%|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||2%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CCU 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 CCU.
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%.
Colorado Christian University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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