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Colorado Christian University
  • 4 Year
  • Lakewood, CO

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade A

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Colorado Christian is an above-average private, non-denominational university located in Lakewood, Colorado in the Denver Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,737 undergraduate students. The Colorado Christian acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Biblical Studies. Graduating 55% of students, Colorado Christian alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,200.

About

8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Colorado Christian University Rankings

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Colorado Christian Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$26,476 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,049 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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. 119 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 119 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
39
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
11
Online Associates Programs
10
Online Bachelor's Programs
18
How Students Learn
  • All
    46%
  • None
    51%
  • Some
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,737 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,802
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 86 responses
  • Welcoming
    31%
  • I do online but the students there are very nice
    28%
  • Determined
    12%
  • I am online and all of my classmates are awesome
    12%
  • Passionate about their areas of study
    10%
  • Nice
    3%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
74%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 103 responses
Poll
42%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 131 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 102 responses
  • A community that lives to serve and love
    22%
  • Caring
    13%
  • Everyone loves Jesus!
    13%
  • Jesus, Jesus, Jesus
    13%
  • Improving one life to improve many lives
    10%
  • The school encourages us to put God first in life
    10%
  • If you work and live for Jesus, he will provide
    9%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
96%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 82 responses

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