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COLORADO TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY - [CTU], COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

Colorado Springs, ColoradoLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1861Established Year
  25517Enrollment

Colorado Technical University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Sonal Vaid Sonal Vaid
Study Abroad Expert

Colorado Technical University is a for-profit university founded in the year 1965. CTU is a private accredited institution of higher learning that offers associate’s, bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees. The college is favorable for military personals. 

The college has a huge alumni network of about 91,000. CTU has two campuses with the main campus in Colorado Springs. The programs offered at the college are offered in a hybrid format or online.

The university has a total enrollment of around 26,184 students with 22,492 undergraduate students, 4,125 undergraduate transfer-in students, and 3,692 postgraduate enrollment.

CTU Student Enrollment

Rankings

  • US News and World Report has ranked CTU among the best for various reasons-
    • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for 5 years in a row.
    • Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs for 5 consecutive years
    • Best Online MBA Programs for 4th consecutive year
    • Best Online Graduate Business Programs – Excluding MBA for 4 consecutive years
    • Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs for 5th consecutive year
    • Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs- 2nd consecutive year
    • Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs 
  • CTU’s online MBA was ranked among the top MBA colleges in 2018 by CEO magazine.
  • CTU was awarded the Assessment and Impact Award by Skyfactor Benchworks, a MacMillan learning company for education in the nursing field.
  • In 2018, CTU received the Purple Heart which is a badge of Military Merit.

Highlights

Year of Establishment1965
University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
Location (Main Campus)Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Total Enrollment26,184
Total no. of Academic Degree ProgramsAssociate – 6
Bachelor – 54
Master – 44
Doctorate – 17
Cost of Attendance (Estimated)USD 31,276 (Per year)
ApplicationOnline
English Language ProficiencyIELTS, TOEFL
Mode of ProgramFull time (Regular), Part-time, Online programs, Hybrid
Admission HelpdeskTel.: +18552300555
Official Websitecoloradotech.edu

CTU Programs, Campus and Residence

Programs

  • CTU offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs for admission. The programs offered can be either taken online or on-campus or as hybrid classes. 
  • The university offers associate, bachelor, master and doctorate programs to the students in areas such as technology, business, nursing, business, accounting, healthcare, etc. 
  • The university offers students 6 associate program options, 54 bachelor program options, 44 graduate program options and 17 doctorate program options that are available online or on-campus.
  • The Colorado Springs campus offers 54 program options with on-campus or hybrid option of study, while the Aurora campus offers 53 program options. 

Campus and Residence

  • Colorado Technical University has two campuses- Colorado Springs and Aurora, Denver. The Colorado Springs campus is the main campus of the university.
  • Apart from the two campuses, CTU also has a virtual campus with about 121 program options for the students. 
  • CTU is a military-centric campus providing several degrees and awards to military students, veterans, etc. 
  • CTU does not provide any on-campus housing options or residence halls to students. Applicants applying for programs offered on-campus, students must look for student housing in the USA such as rented or shared apartments, homestays, hostels, etc.

CTU Admission Process

Application:Online

Application Fee: None for online application

Admission Requirements: The general admission requirements for students include:

  • Completed application form
  • Evaluated academic transcripts from school or other educational institutions attended with their English translations
  • English proficiency scores – TOEFL/ IELTS
ExamUndergraduateGraduate
TOEFL61 in IBT
500 in paper-based
173 in paper-based
79 in IBT
550 in paper-based
213 in paper-based
IELTS5.06.0
  • Proof of financial support which includes Affidavit of Financial Support or Bank Statement/ Letter. Students must be able to provide proof of available amount that is equal to or exceeds the total first year expenses for tuition, housing, food, etc. 
  • Interview with the Admissions Advisor
  • Copy of Passport

Cost of Attendance

Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs Total Tuition and Fees- Tuition and fees for the bachelor degree programs differ due to the different program credits required. However, the tuition and fees for all the master’s degree programs offered at the Colorado Springs campus is the same. 

ProgramTuition Fee (in USD)Program Fee (in USD)Graduation Fee (in USD)Estimated Books (in USD)
AS in Business Administration28,3656001503,720
BS in Business Administration 54,9001,1251507,650
BS in Computer Science55,8151,1251507,650
MBA23,5204502002,580
MS in Systems Engineering23,5204502002,580

Housing and Accommodation Fee: As Colorado Technical University does not offer housing facilities the students have to arrange their stay outside. The table below shows the estimated expenses that a student has to incur while their studies at Colorado Technical University. 

ExpensesAnnual Amount
Room and Board7,837
Miscellaneous1,623

Scholarship and Financial Aids

International students at Colorado Technical University are required to provide adequate proof of finances to cover the expenses of tuition and living expenses while they stay in the USA. At present, CTU is only offering federal financial aid to US Nationals or eligible non-citizen. 

However, international students can apply for external or private international scholarships to study in the USA provided by the education ministry in their home country or any private benefactors. 

Some of the scholarships offered to the domestic students at CTU are:

  • CTU Patriot Scholarship- about 550 scholarships of total worth of 11 million USD have been awarded to the injured service members or discharged veteran of the US Army. CTU now awards around 50 scholarships every year to eligible wounded service members, their spouses, non-medical attendant or caregiver and dependents.
  • Career Educational Scholarship Fund- An amount of 500 USD- 2000 USD is awarded under this scholarship to full-time students who attend a school owned by Career Education Corporation and have financial need.

Colorado Technical University offers other financial aid options as well such as federal grants, loans, etc. to eligible US Nationals. 

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Colorado Technical University Overview

Institution TypePrivate
Student Population44374
FAFSA Code010148
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$14,700 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio25 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFLCheck Detailed Score-79- -
Writing-18--
Speaking-18--
Reading-17--
Listening-16--
IELTS-6- -

Attendance Cost

$14,700

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$9,150 / Year
Post Graduate Program$14,700 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,420 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,241 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,505 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,436 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,505 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Medicine ProgramsJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Medicine ProgramsAccrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsMissouri State Board of Nursing
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
105810508-
+1-719-5980200
TELEPHONE
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TOLL FREE
4435 North Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Bus Station

Holland Park/Chestnut0.09 Km
4339 Chestnut0.18 Km
GoG/Chestnut0.28 Km
Garden of the Gods Rd & Forge Rd0.28 Km
Chestnut/Hoorne0.4 Km
Holland Park/Edwinstowe0.41 Km
Chestnut/Hoorne0.48 Km
Holland Park/Edwinstone0.52 Km
GoG/Chestnut1.85 Km
Chestnut/Darby2 Km
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Book Store

Celebration Metaphysical Center0.46 Km
Yellow Book0.72 Km
Windows of Heaven Catholic Books & Gift Shop1.35 Km
First Amendment At Fillmore2.56 Km
UCCS Bookstore2.96 Km
Video Game Exchange & Comics3.05 Km
Colorado College Bookstore5.3 Km
Born Again Used Books5.59 Km
KJ Comics Marketplace5.61 Km
All About Colorado5.73 Km
Poor Richard's Bookstore6.2 Km
Barnes & Noble6.4 Km
Hooked On Books6.42 Km
Escape Velocity Comics & Graphic Novels6.46 Km
The Bookman Independent Bookstore6.85 Km
Heroes & Dragons7.28 Km
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Shopping Mall

Comfort Inn1.14 Km
West Wind Marketplace1.39 Km
Windward Corners1.46 Km
Market Center at The Garden1.85 Km
University Village Colorado shopping center1.98 Km
Used Car Location2.18 Km
Maquinas3.19 Km
Venetian Village3.39 Km
Bon Shopping Center3.53 Km
Windchime Center4.31 Km
Audubon Shopping Center4.69 Km
Uintah Station5.24 Km
Chapel Hills East6.29 Km
Chapel Hills6.37 Km
Marketplace At Austin Bluffs6.46 Km
Austin Bluffs Shopping center6.48 Km
Academy Station Shopping Center6.54 Km
Proactiv Kiosk6.86 Km
Sunglass Hut6.86 Km
Chapel Hills Mall6.88 Km
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Airport

Memorial Hospital Heliport6.7 Km

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