Colorado Christian University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Colorado Christian University
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Colorado Christian University Admissions Overview:

Colorado Christian University is an accessible school, with open admissions. Students are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores, but can if they have them. Application materials include a completed application, a spiritual recommendation, high school transcripts, an application fee, and required essays (part of the online application). Prospective students should check out the school's website for complete application instructions, and are welcome to contact the admissions office with any questions. While a campus visit is not required, it is always recommended, and students are welcome to schedule visits any time of the year.

Admissions Data (2016):

Colorado Christian University Description:

Colorado Christian University is a small private university located in Lakewood, Colorado, a city on the western edge of the greater Denver metropolitan area. CCU is a Christ-centered university whose students represent 41 Christian denominations. Students come from 49 states and several countries. The university takes its Christian identity seriously and is committed to students' spiritual growth as well as academic growth. Faith and learning are interconnected at CCU, and all full-time undergraduates are required to attend chapel. The university has an impressive 8 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and an average class size of 13. On the athletic front, the Colorado Christian Cougars compete in the NCAA Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The university fields six men's and seven women's intercollegiate sports. Popular sports include track and field, basketball, soccer, baseball, softball, and cross country.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 7,032 (6,307 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 36% Male / 64% Female
  • 29% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $29,360
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,316
  • Other Expenses: $1,600
  • Total Cost: $42,276

Colorado Christian University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 61%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $16,414
    • Loans: $8,428

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communications, Elementary Education, Psychology, Youth Ministry

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 42%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, Tennis, Golf, Baseball, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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