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Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, CO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%
Acceptance Rate62%

About Colorado Christian University

Colorado Christian University Overview

Colorado Christian University is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Lakewood, Colorado. Colorado Christian University was founded in 1914 and currently enrolls around 1,504 students per year year, which includes 1,504 undergraduates. Colorado Christian University offers on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Colorado Christian University!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Colorado Christian University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Colorado Christian University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Colorado Christian University does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Colorado Christian University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Colorado Christian University on the Student Life page.

2022 Colorado Christian University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 62%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.8
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 24%
Tuition $36,682
Percent of Need Met 83%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $33,808

Is Colorado Christian University a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better sense of what Colorado Christian University offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

Colorado Christian University Acceptance Rate 2022

Colorado Christian University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 62% of applicants get into Colorado Christian University each year. Out of 2,609 applications received in 2022, 1,620 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Colorado Christian University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 84% of students who start at Colorado Christian University return for their second year of college. Around 59% of students who started at Colorado Christian University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Colorado Christian University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Colorado Christian University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Colorado Christian University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Colorado Christian University meets 83% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $33,808 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $20,534 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Colorado Christian University.

Based on this information, how does Colorado Christian University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Colorado Christian University a good school for you?

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Where is Colorado Christian University?

Colorado Christian University is located in the suburban setting of Lakewood, Colorado, in the suburbs of Denver.

If you are interested in seeing Colorado Christian University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 6 to Lakewood, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Denver International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Colorado Christian University and Lakewood are like without leaving home.

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College Info

8787 West Alameda Lakewood, CO 80226

Campus Setting: Suburban

Colorado Christian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Colorado Christian University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Colorado Christian University is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Colorado Christian University ACT Scores

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Colorado Christian University SAT Scores

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Colorado Christian University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$50,206

In State

$50,206

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$36,682
$36,682
Fees
$750
$750
Housing
$11,774
$11,774
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Colorado Christian University is like? There are approximately 1,504 students enrolled at Colorado Christian University. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 48% percent are from CO and 52% percent of students are from other states.

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

48%

In State

52%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,504

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

62%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,432

Out-of-State

$37,432

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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