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Colorado Christian University

General Information

Name: Colorado Christian University
Address: 8787 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

  • General information: (303) 963-3000
  • Financial aid office: (303) 963-3230
  • Admissions office: (303) 963-3200

Type of Institution: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Religious affiliation: Undenominational

Estimated Student Expenses

Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees$20,130$19,000$17,530
Books and supplies$1,300$1,188$1,188
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,342$8,721$7,200
Off Campus
Room and board$8,568$7,209$7,491
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
On Campus$31,942$30,079$27,088
Off Campus$32,598$29,566$28,378
Off Campus with Family$24,030$22,357$20,887

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 94%
  • Federal grants: 20%
  • Institutional grants: 88%
  • Student loans: 67%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$4575
  • Institutional grants:$5500
  • Student loans:$4800


Undergraduate application fee (2006-07):$55
Undergraduate Admissions
Fall 2005
Number of applicants946
Percent admitted77.3%
Percent admitted who enrolled


Total enrollment: 2122
Undergraduate enrollment: 1826
First-time student retention: 72%
Overall graduation rate: 40%

Characteristics of undergraduate students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 59%
    • Part Time: 41%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 39%
    • Women: 61%

White non-hispanic: 78%
Black non-hispanic: 4%
Hispanic: 8%
Asian/pacific islander: 1%
American indian/alaska native: 1%
Other: 7%


AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1981 -  None

Degrees offered

Biological and Biomedical Sciences
 Biology/Biological Sciences, General - Bachelor

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Accounting - Bachelor
 Business Administration and Management, General - Bachelor, Master
 Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other - Bachelor
 Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General - Bachelor
 Management Information Systems, General - Bachelor
 Marketing/Marketing Management, General - Bachelor
 Organizational Behavior Studies - Bachelor

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
 Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric - Bachelor

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
 Computer and Information Sciences, General - Bachelor
 Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other - Bachelor

 Curriculum and Instruction - Master
 Early Childhood Education and Teaching - Bachelor
 Education, Other - Bachelor
 Elementary Education and Teaching - Bachelor
 English/Language Arts Teacher Education - Bachelor
 Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching - Bachelor
 Mathematics Teacher Education - Bachelor

English Language and Literature/Letters
 Creative Writing - Bachelor
 English Language and Literature, General - Bachelor

 History, General - Bachelor

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies & Humanities
 General Studies - Associate

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
 International/Global Studies - Bachelor

 Counseling Psychology - Master
 Psychology, General - Bachelor

Social Sciences
 Social Sciences, General - Bachelor

Theology and Ministerial Studies, Other
 Bible/Biblical Studies - Bachelor
 Theology/Theological Studies - Bachelor
 Youth Ministry - Bachelor

Visual and Performing Arts
 Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General - Bachelor
 Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other - Bachelor
 Fine/Studio Arts, General - Bachelor
 Interior Design - Bachelor
 Music Performance, General - Bachelor
 Music, General - Bachelor
 Music, Other - Bachelor

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