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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?

14,445 Full-Time Undergraduates
$15,658 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is the doctor's degree.
  • 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.

Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs Rankings

Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs landed the #1,673 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs also holds the #23 spot on the Best Colleges in Colorado ranking.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 158
Best Colleges for Veterans 847
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 877
Best Colleges 1,673

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
The overall average net price of Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is $15,658. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,412 $15,838 $16,156 $18,739 $19,898

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 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

14,445 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22,306 undergraduate students at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, with 14,445 being full-time and 7,861 being part-time.

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

There are also 3,211 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 14,445 full-time undergraduates at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, 39% are male and 61% 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 120
Black or African American 3,864
Hispanic or Latino 358
White 5,497
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 4,604

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 Majors

In 2017-2018, Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs awarded 8,470 undergraduate degrees and 3,158 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 159 155 44 0
Business Administration & Management 927 1,295 855 93
Computer Engineering 0 4 6 0
Computer Information Systems 39 401 103 0
Computer Science 0 10 82 53
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 468 106 0
Electrical Engineering 0 10 3 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 3 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 1 62 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 39 309 105 0
Homeland Security 0 0 50 0
Information Technology 0 121 62 0
Management Information Systems 0 8 0 0
Nursing 0 224 12 0
Systems Engineering 0 0 5 0
Total 2,336 6,134 2,866 292

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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