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Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Overview

Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is a private for-profit institution situated in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Colorado Springs is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Known For?

4,235 Undergraduate Awards
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs makes roughly $42,200 a year. This is 3% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs 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.

Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#20 Most Popular Online Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#64 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Computer Science Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Online Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Online Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Online Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Online Computer & Information Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Online Health & Medical Administrative Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Online Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Online Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#37 Most Popular Online Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#34 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#53 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#57 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#61 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#118 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs?

Location of Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

Contact details for Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4435 N Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3812
Phone: 719-598-0200
Website: www.coloradotech.edu/Colorado-Springs
Facebook: http://www.coloradotech.edu/sioux-falls#
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ctuniversity

How Do I Get Into Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs?

You can apply to Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs online at: www.coloradotech.edu/Apply-Online

As long as you submit the requested materials to Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs?

75% Take Out Loans
18.8% Loan Default Rate

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 Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $6,795 a year. That adds up to $27,180 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is 18.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Undergraduate Student Diversity

14,917 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22,492 undergraduate students at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, with 14,917 being full-time and 7,575 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

There are also 3,692 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 14,917 full-time undergraduates at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 117
Black or African American 3,613
Hispanic or Latino 252
White 5,084
International Students 124
Other Races/Ethnicities 5,727

Geographic Diversity

Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 46 countries are represented at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Libya, and China.

Online Learning at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

25,038 Took All Classes Online
25,924 Took At Least One Class Online
1,299.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 14 bachelor’s degree and 13 master’s degree programs available online at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs. In 2017-2018, 25,924 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 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 Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs was 1,299.8%. This is the #10 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 8%
Business, Management & Marketing 7%
Computer Engineering 10%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0%
Electrical Engineering 23%
Engineering 11%
General Business/Commerce 3%
Homeland Security 6%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 1%
Information Technology 30%
Management Information Systems 75%
Nursing 6%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Electronics Engineering Technology #1
Computer Science #1
Systems Engineering #1
General Business/Commerce #1
Management Information Systems #1
Electrical Engineering #1
Computer Information Systems #1
Computer Engineering #1
Engineering #1
Engineering Technologies #1
Nursing #3
Homeland Security #4
Information Technology #5
Computer & Information Sciences #5
Business Administration & Management #5
Health & Medical Administrative Services #5
Accounting #5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #5
Criminal Justice & Corrections #5
Health Professions #6
Business, Management & Marketing #6

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 Technical University - Colorado Springs Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 927 1,295 855 93 3,170
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 468 106 0 574
Computer Information Systems 39 401 103 0 543
Health & Medical Administrative Services 39 309 105 0 453
Accounting 159 155 44 0 358
Nursing 0 224 12 0 236
Information Technology 0 121 62 0 183
Computer Science 0 10 82 53 145
General Business/Commerce 1 62 0 0 63
Homeland Security 0 0 50 0 50
Electrical Engineering 0 10 3 0 13
Computer Engineering 0 4 6 0 10
Management Information Systems 0 8 0 0 8
Systems Engineering 0 0 5 0 5
Electronics Engineering Technology 3 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 1,168 3,067 1,433 146 5,814

References

*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.

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