Colorado Christian University

8787 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, United States
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Overview of Colorado Christian University

About this school

Colorado Christian is a university with religious orientation. Founded in 1914, the current institution is the result of the 1985 merger of Rockmont College and Western Bible College. Its 26-acre campus is located in Lakewood, 10 miles from Denver.
  • Website


    www.ccu.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,343
    • Men:Not reported
    • Women:Not reported

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Colorado Christian University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
8787 West Alameda
City, State, Zip
Lakewood, CO  80226
Phone
(303) 963-3200
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Spiritual Recommendation required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
62% of 1,925 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.68
375 And Above
43%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,370 (74.2797045443428%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,516 (25.720295455657194%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Colorado Christian University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 009401
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
182 (88.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
147 (80.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
147 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
16 (10.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$9,981
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 138 (93.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,603
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 140 (95.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,985
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 11 (7.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
54 (26.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,133

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
750 (81.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
615 (82.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
614 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
55 (9.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$8,931
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 521 (84.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,056
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 583 (95.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,994
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 35 (5.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
252 (27.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,655

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
88%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$18,633
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
29.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
5.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,000

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Colorado Christian University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


Not reported

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • General Studies
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Counseling

Master's Programs of Study (12)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Business Education
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Project Management
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


147,214

Nearest Metropolitan Area


26 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Denver

Weather


Temperature
16.1 average low in January, 81.4 average high in September
Rain
89 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Denver
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Denver
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Denver

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


55% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


45%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Cougar
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
sand volleyball, skiing (downhill), table tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Colorado Christian University offers choral groups, drama theatre

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


Not reported

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,343
Women
0
Men
0

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • Not reported

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources