Colorado Christian University
  • Scholarship Recognition Weekend

    Fall 2018 scholarship recipients: Join us for a celebration of our newest scholarship winners!

  • Read through-provoking reviews by CCU faculty and staff about books, movies, music, and cultural events.

    Read through-provoking reviews by CCU faculty about books, movies, music, and culture.

  • Commencement 2018

    CCU’s May 12 Commencement Ceremony will honor over 1,200 graduates in the Class of 2018.

  • Values-Aligned Leadership Summit unites students and executives to examine business trends
    Values-Aligned Leadership Summit

    On April 19, CCU students will join business executives to examine business trends and issues.


    Whatever your goals and challenges as an adult student, believe that all things are possible.

  • Anschutz Student Center at CCU
    TOP 2%. Nationwide.

    CCU is ranked in the top 2% of all U.S. colleges and universities for the sixth year in a row.

Welcome to Colorado’s Flagship Christian University

Undergraduate Majors

The College of Undergraduate Studies offers over 50 programs for traditional students.

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Adult Degree Programs

Adult students can complete their associate or bachelor’s degree or earn a certificate.

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Graduate Degree Programs

Take your career to a new level with a master’s degree from CCU.

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Online Programs + Degrees

CCU’s online degree programs let you earn a degree from home, the office, or on-the-go.

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Colorado Christian University is located in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. Founded in 1914, CCU is the flagship Christian university in the Rocky Mountain region. A leader in higher education, the University is ranked in the top two percent of colleges nationwide for its core curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. CCU is also noted as one of the “Best Four-Year Colleges for Adult Learners" by Washington Monthly.

CCU offers more than 100 degree programs for traditional and adult students through its College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Adult and Graduate Studies. More than 8,000 students attend the University on the main campus, in regional centers throughout Colorado and online.

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Choose from more than 100 degree programs offered through our College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

  • 8,156

    Total Students

  • All 50

    States Represented

  • 100 +

    Academic Programs

  • 87%

    Qualify for Aid

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. – John 1:17 (ESV)

News & Events

  • New Graduate Emphasis Addresses Cultural Competency

    Colorado Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies launched a new emphasis in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) for the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction (MACI) program.

  • Statement on the Death of Rev. Billy Graham

    Colorado Christian University community mourns the loss of one of the most effective and faithful evangelists of the twentieth century, Billy Graham.

  • CCU Mourns Passing of Deputy Micah Flick

    Deputy Flick, an 11-year deputy with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, was killed in the line of duty Monday, February 5, 2018 in a shooting that wounded two other deputies, a Colorado Springs police officer, and a civilian.


Our Colorado Locations

Main Campus
  • Lakewood
Adult Undergrad & Graduate Locations
  • Colorado Springs
  • Denver Tech Center
  • Grand Junction
  • Lakewood
  • Loveland
  • Sterling
Awards: ECFA - Council for Christian Colleges & Universities - National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities - The Council of Independent Colleges