B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    A
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A
Colorado Christian University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Inter-/Non-denominational
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Address
8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226
Website
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Colorado Christian University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
94%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$25,049/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $20,378/ year
  • $30-48k
    $23,454/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,551/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,383/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,998/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.94 responses
86%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.100 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.100 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,686Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
14%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 68 responses
Report
  • Welcoming
    35%
  • I do online but the students there are very nice
    26%
  • Determined
    13%
  • Passionate about their areas of study
    10%
  • I am online and all of my classmates are awesome
    9%
  • Nice
    4%
  • Unapologetic
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
71%
of students say they don't have Greek life.84 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.112 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 83 responses
Report
  • A community that lives to serve and love
    22%
  • Jesus, Jesus, Jesus
    16%
  • Everyone loves Jesus!
    14%
  • Caring
    13%
  • If you work and live for Jesus, he will provide
    10%
  • Improving one life to improve many lives
    10%
  • The school encourages us to put God first in life
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.82 responses
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Colorado Christian University is a top-notch Christian University. They thrive on keeping Jesus Christ Our Lord and Savior first and a great academic level second. Exceptional administration, staff, financial aid, et... I recommend Colorado Christian University to any student who's looking to have a closer Walk With Jesus. Secondly recommend this college to anyone who wants to learn a degree at an exceptional School.
God bless everyone!
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I found my first classes to be very informative. In Adult online learning we have worked on our personality style which helps in studying and have been given access to many resources to help us grow and learn. The best part is the intertwining of the Bible throughout the classes. As an adult learner and being out of school for so long, it was intimidating at first, but the assignments eased you into the classes and a lot of it was your own thoughts and perspective that you are free to share. I just love it and have used my life experiences to add to the class. While doing this you are learning a lot about APA and how to structure writing papers for school. And you are able to learn about others in the class and their goals and things about their lives where you can relate and encourage each other. It is so uplifting!
I had dreamed of going to Colorado Christian University since I was fourteen years old. After competing on campus with my high school debate league and meeting some of the professors and students, I was immediately drawn to the program. After some more research on my own and eventually great feedback from friends who began to attend the school, I was sold! Now, weeks into my freshman year, I am so overjoyed to be here and loving every part of this school! I would recommend this school to anyone who has a strong desire to be in an environment that builds and strengthens their faith, while also providing first rate education!