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Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, CO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate71%

Colorado Christian University Admissions

Colorado Christian University is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Colorado Christian University is 71%. Last year, 1,800 students applied to Colorado Christian University and 1,276 were admitted.

If you are considering submitting an application to Colorado Christian University, the fee for the application is $30.

Students who submit their applications to Colorado Christian University for fall semester should anticipate a decision by June 1.

Colorado Christian University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Colorado Christian University's admissions stats.

Colorado Christian University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.8
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 24%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 29%
Waitlist No

Colorado Christian University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Colorado Christian University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Colorado Christian University?

Colorado Christian University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Colorado Christian University?

Getting into Colorado Christian University is moderately difficult. Colorado Christian University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Colorado Christian University accepted 71% of students, about 1,276 from the 1,800 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Colorado Christian University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Colorado Christian University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Colorado Christian University

Colorado Christian University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Colorado Christian University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Colorado Christian University

What does Colorado Christian University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Colorado Christian University for more information on admission factors.

Colorado Christian University Application Requirements

To apply to Colorado Christian University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Colorado Christian University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.8
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2 3
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements Spiritual Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Colorado Christian University?

Students admitted to Colorado Christian University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Colorado Christian University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 24% of Colorado Christian University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 29% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

More Information on Transferring to Colorado Christian University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Colorado Christian University.

Transfer students can enroll in Colorado Christian University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Colorado Christian University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Colorado Christian University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Colorado Christian University.

Does Colorado Christian University accept transfer credits?

✅ Colorado Christian University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Colorado Christian University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Colorado Christian University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Colorado Christian University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Colorado Christian University?

❌ No, Colorado Christian University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Colorado Christian University's acceptance rate?

✅ Colorado Christian University's acceptance rate is 71%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Colorado Christian University?

❌ Colorado Christian University does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Colorado Christian University? Colorado Christian University is a somewhat selective institution. The Colorado Christian University acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.


Colorado Christian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

Colorado Christian University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Colorado Christian University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Colorado Christian University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.84. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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

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