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COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO

Lakewood, ColoradoLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1914Established Year
  7398Enrollment

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

Shishant Kumar Shishant Kumar
Study Abroad Expert

Colorado Christian University is a private, not-for-profit university located in Lakewood in the State of Colorado. The college offers Undergraduate, as well as Graduate courses for students to study in the USA

It has been consistently being ranked among the top 2% best universities in the USA for its core curriculum, by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA). 

Students can select from over 100 degree-programs offered by the university. Courses on Psychology, Theology, International Studies, Accounting, Business Administration, etc., are some of the university’s most popular courses.

Rankings

  • #13 for Best College in Colorado by CollegeFactual
  • Among Top 2% Best Universities in the USA for the core curriculum by ACTA(American Council of Trustees and Alumni)
  • Top 5% Most Focussed Psychology courses by CollegeFactual
  • Top 10% Most Focussed courses on Human Resources by CollegeFactual
  • Top 10% Most Focussed courses on Theology and Religious Vocations by CollegeFactual

Colorado Christian University Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Established Year1914
Campus SettingSub-Urban
Total Undergraduate Enrolments8,580
Total Graduate Enrolments1,399
Annual Acceptance RateOpen Admissions
Basic Undergraduate Tuition Fees16,467 USD per Semester
Basic Graduate Tuition Fees495 USD - 681 USD per Credit Hour
Average Test ScoresACT - 24.7
SAT - 1169
Official Websiteccu.edu

Colorado Christian University Programs, Campus, and Residence

Programs Offered by Colorado Christian University

Colorado Christian University offers various programs in the fields of bachelors, masters, and doctoral. The university offers both undergraduate as well as graduate degrees across various streams. Doctoral courses are also offered by the university. The graduate courses are flexible; students can choose their majors and minors according to their preferences.

  • 53 Majors and Minors to choose from for Undergraduate Students
  • 15 Graduate courses are offered by the university
  • Undergraduate majors are spread across streams - they include Accounting, Liberal Arts, Biology, Social Science, etc.
  • Graduate majors include MBA, Criminal Justice (MS), Counselling (MA), Nursing (MSN), etc.

Colorado Christian University Campus

The campus life at Colorado Christian College is unique because of its unapologetic focus on cultivating students' spiritual lives. The university is divided into two main sections - The College of Undergraduate Studies and The College of Adult and Graduate Studies

  • The College of Undergraduate Studies is located in Lakewood, Colorado.
  • The campus spreads across the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
  • The College of Adult and Graduate Studies has campus across the state of Colorado:
    • Colorado Springs
    • Englewood
    • Grand Junction
    • Loveland
    • Pueblo
    • Sterling

The main campus is considered to be the one at Lakewood. Numerous renovation projects are being undertaken by the university to provide better facilities for the students. The Lakewood Campus, thus, has the following facilities which have been built in the near past. They include:

  • Rockmont Hall - 115,000 square-feet residence hall.
  • Anschutz Student Centre - 60,000 square-feet students’ area
  • Yetter Hall - 103,000 square-feet residential hall
  • Leprino Hall - New academic building

Thus, the Lakewood campus is the one that promises the most inspiring future for prospective students.

Colorado Christian University Residence Facilities

The university offers on-campus housing facilities for its students. Students can also look for off-campus student housing to stay in the US. The university makes it compulsory for all the freshmen to take up residence within the campus so as to maintain high levels of community life. The residences are divided into different apartment-buildings that serve specific purposes. These are as follows:

Harwood and Waite Hall

  • Harwood Hall: Higher-Class Students and Transfer Students
  • Waite Hall: For Freshmen
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom per room
  • Wireless internet and refrigerators are provided
  • Fully-furnished rooms

East-Campus Apartments

  • Meant for Graduate Assistants and married students
  • 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms per room
  • Fully-furnished with air-conditioning and washing machines.

The Peak Apartments

  • For Freshmen, Upperclassmen as well as for Transfer Students
  • 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms per room
  • Each room shared by 6 students
  • Fully equipped rooms

Rockmont Hall

  • Meant for Freshmen, Transfer Students, Upperclassmen, and Graduate Assistants.
  • Houses 330 students
  • Has a 24x7 student desk
  • 2-3 bedrooms with an equal number of bathrooms per room
  • Fully furnished with all facilities

Meal Plans:

All students below the age of 21 are supposed to take up meal-plans that are offered by the college.

  • Plan 18: 18 meals per week at 2,759 USD/Semester
  • Plan 15: 15 meals per week at 2,539 USD/Semester
  • Plan 12: 12 meals per week at 2,313 USD/ Semester

Admission Process for Colorado Christian University

Colorado Christian University offers admission to students in various programs. The application process is quite simple and the selectivity is 100% which makes getting into this university a fairly simple task. International students have to go through a two-step process to secure an admission at Colorado Christian University - Firstly, complete the standard application process and secondly, receive clearance from the International Student Services Coordinator (ISSC).

Where to Apply: Application for Admission

Application Fee: 150 USD

Application Deadline:

  • Fall Semester - April 1, 2020
  • Spring Semester - October 21, 2020

Requirements Documents:

  • Online Application for Admission
  • One Spiritual Recommendation
  • All official transcripts
  • Official ACT/SAT scores (can be replaced by English Proficiency scores)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Score

Cost of Attendance

The average cost of attendance of a student studying at Colorado Christian University in 2019-20 is: 

Undergraduate fees per year:

Expenses IncurredFees
Tuition Fee34,250 USD
Student Body Fee500 USD
Room and Boarding Fees12,200 USD
Books and Supplies1,200 USD
Other Expenses(Personal, transportation, etc.)900 USD - 1,200 USD

Graduate fees per year-

The fees for Graduate courses vary a lot depending upon the course. The fees related to some of the popular graduate courses have been stated below. All units are about fees per credit hour:

Type of FeeMBAMA CounselingMS AccountingMS Nursing
Tuition598 USD681 USD598 USD495 USD
Audit100 USD100 USD100 USD-
Application50 USD50 USD50 USD50 USD
Resource68 USD68 USD68 USD68 USD

The living expenses for graduate courses remain the same as those for the undergraduate courses.

Financial Aid

Colorado Christian University is one of the many actively religious institutions in the USA. However, the prospects for international students are still quite large. As more and more international students get into the university, options for scholarships and work shall open up.

All scholarships and financial aids provided by Colorado Christian University require students to have completed their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for which International Students are not eligible. However, International students can look for external scholarships to study in the USA.

Alumni Network

The Colorado Christian University organizes many activities involving their alumni. Two of such events include the Alumni Parent Week and the Rockmont Reunion. The university arranges events that are fun-filled and provide an opportunity for alumni to interact with current students.

Following are some notable personalities who have graduated from this university:

  • John Eldredge - Author and lecturer
  • Brent Hobba - Australian basketball player
  • Chang Sho-wen - Taiwanese politician
  • Kevin Lundberg - Former legislator
  • Jon Becker - Former Republican member of the Colorado House of Representatives
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Colorado Christian University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population12234
FAFSA Code009401
Application Cost$30
Accreditation NCA
Average Cost of Attendance$32,934 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 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
TOEFL-80- -
IELTS-6.5- -
PTE-58- -

Attendance Cost

$32,934

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$32,934 / Year
Post Graduate Program$9,360 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,516 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,600 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,910 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,600 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,600 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,600 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
80011710629114

College rating

based on 1 student ratings

8.8/10

10/10academic
8/10infrastructure
9/10placements
10/10faculty
8/10extracurricular
8/10accommodation

Reviews

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Heather wright, USA Psychology
Colorado Christian University
Current student , Batch : 2020
8.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

COLLEGE SURVEY

It aligned with my personal beliefs and faith and allowed me to complete my degree, whether I decided to do so online or on campus. I also really enjoyed and appreciated how it is still easy to connect with other students no matter how you are opting to pursue your degree whether that be on campus, off, or through online courses.


Exams - 

The exams needed to take these are the typical ones you have most likely already taken in high schools such as the ACT or SAT. Depending on the focus of your degree, there are certain levels of English and math exams to be met. Regarding credits required, there are certain numbers to be met in concerns of how many math classes you take, English classes you take, electives, and the list goes on.

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Book Store

Colorado Christian University Bookstore0.03 Km
Works of Heart at Mile Hi Church0.27 Km
Fuel Moon Books & Event Center1.31 Km
True Colors Consignment for Kids1.98 Km
Rosemary's Baby Bookstore2.68 Km
Mae's Book Corner3.04 Km
rachel glamm3.12 Km
Lakewood First Church3.37 Km
Romantix3.39 Km
Book Exchange3.57 Km
Rustic Relics4.48 Km
All4Christ5.37 Km
FYE6.06 Km
Barnes & Noble6.31 Km
House of Carmel Religious Gifts & Books7.27 Km
Le Book Moderne - GiggleTins7.47 Km
32nd Avenue Books Toys & Gifts7.47 Km
West Side Books7.59 Km
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Bus Station

W Alameda Ave & S Estes St0.31 Km
W Alameda Ave & S Estes St0.39 Km
W Alameda Ave & S Carr St0.46 Km
W Alameda Ave & S Ammons St0.51 Km
W Alameda Ave & S Garrison St0.54 Km
W Alameda Ave & S Carr St0.58 Km
S Garrison St & W Alameda Ave0.62 Km
S Garrison St & W Virginia Dr0.88 Km
S Allison Pkwy & W Alameda Ave897.73 Km
W Alameda Ave & S Garrison St2664.18 Km
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Shopping Mall

Lakewood City Commons1.01 Km
Meadowlark Hills Shopping Center1.41 Km
Alameda Village Shopping Center1.59 Km
Lochwood Square Shopping Center3.19 Km
Market Square3.52 Km
Green Mountain Plaza3.79 Km
Foothills Shopping Center4.59 Km
Denver West Plaza5.79 Km
Green Tea HP (Colorado Mills Mall)5.84 Km
Colorado Mills5.94 Km
Sunglass Hut6.09 Km
Denver West Village6.27 Km
Federal Mexicana Mall6.31 Km
Hillside Shopping Center6.56 Km
Bear Valley Shopping Center7.42 Km
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Super Market

Whole Foods Market1.25 Km
Sprouts Farmers Market1.38 Km
Astro Supply Inc3.55 Km
Walmart Supercenter3.58 Km
Mi Pueblo Market5.32 Km
Little Saigon Market5.92 Km
Lowes Mercado6.43 Km
Save A Lot6.82 Km
Family Dollar6.96 Km
Highlands Farmers market7.52 Km
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Airport

Hospital Helipad 12.88 Km
Hospital Helipad 22.94 Km
Saint Anthony Hospital Central Heliport2.94 Km
Hospital Helipad 32.96 Km
Hospital Helipad5.93 Km
Lutheran Medical Center Heliport6.02 Km
MEGA OOF AIR LINES7.1 Km
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