Colorado Technical University is a private university accepting open enrollment. This implies that students need not submit scores of SAT/ ACT/ GMAT/ GRE. Specific GPA requirements have not been set by the University but students must submit official transcripts to show completion of high school or equivalent.
CTU offers programs related to business and management, computer science and engineering, healthcare, information technology, nursing, project management, and security studies and criminal justice. There are more than 40 undergraduate program choices and 44 master’s programs available.
|Application Portal||CTU’s Online Application Portal|
|Application Fee||Free for Online Applicants|
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card/e-Check|
|CTU Average SAT Score||Not required|
|CTU Average ACT Score||Not required|
|Intake Seasons||January, February, April, May, July, August, October and November|
|Interview Requirements||Telephonic interview is essential for all applicants|
|Financial Aid||Available for both domestic and international students|
Classes at the Colorado Technical University start 8 times in a year in the months of January, February, April, May, July, August, October, and November. Therefore, an applicant can complete the CTU online application at any time and enroll for any of the 8 sessions.
The international students willing to study in the US can pursue an online degree through CTU’s virtual campus or an on-campus program. CTU does not accept international applications from the European Union residents. All transcripts submitted by international students must be translated into English and officially evaluated by a registered agency before submission.
Application Portal: Interested applicants can apply by submitting an online application for admission. After filling all important information, the application is electronically sent to CTU.
Application Fee: Not required
Admission Requirements: International applicants must fulfill the following requirements to be considered for admission to the Colorado Technical University:
International applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency as a part of admission requirements. This requirement is exempted from applicants who have either completed college-level English courses with C grade, graduated from English speaking institutions, or received ESL instruction.
Minimum requirements and accepted test scores are given in the table below:
|Exam||Minimum Requirements for Undergraduates||Minimum Requirements for Graduates|
Once admission is confirmed, the University will send students an Immigration and Naturalization (INS) I-20 form with instructions on how to obtain a student visa to study in the US. The INS I-20 form is the main document required as evidence for the American embassy to know that the student has been accepted to Colorado Technical University.
Once all the details have been submitted, the university will issue an I-20 form to the students by mail. The selected students can further make an appointment and pay the SEVIS fees.
CTU offers students 40 undergraduate programs on campus as well as online with various concentrations. Programs are available as a traditional, hybrid, and fully online options with providing students great flexibility while studying.
Where to Apply: Go to CTU’s home page and click on ‘Apply now’ to create an application account and complete the application form.
Application Fee: Not required
Admission Requirements: Documents required for applying to undergraduate programs of the University are:
Most of CTU’s graduate programs are conducted online. Interested applicants must complete the online Colorado Technical University Graduate application. Applicants are expected to have a minimum CGPA of 2.0 on 4.0 in their baccalaureate degree.
Details of various programs offered by CTU are given in the table below:
|Requirements||Master of Science in Software Engineering||Master of Business Administration||Master of Science in Criminal Justice (Online)||Master of Science in Management - Information System (Online)||MSN in Nursing Administration|
|Application Fee||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|GMAT/ GRE||Not required||Required*||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Work experience||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Resume/ CV||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Recommendations||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required|
*Students applying for an MBA program without a business background at the undergraduate level must either complete the MBA foundation course or submit a GMAT score of 500 or above.
The time taken to process applications depends on the submission of all necessary documents and its compliance with the admission requirements. Students who have doubts regarding the application can contact the CTU Admissions Team and learn more about the admission process. After submitting the application, this team will review them and convey the admission decision.