Colorado Christian University

    Seniors and Transfers: The priority deadline for Preferred Admission is December 1!


    Exemplary academics in the Rocky Mountain region, rooted in the grace and truth of Jesus Christ.


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

  • Transforming Campus

    On August 24, CCU joined with The Anschutz Foundation to dedicate the Anschutz Student Center.

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 was ranked in the top two percent of colleges nationwide for its core curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni — for the past five years. In 2016, CCU was named 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 7,000 students attend the University on the main campus, in regional centers throughout Colorado and online.

All Things Possible.
All Things Possible.

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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

  • Nelson Appointed to Board of Trustees

    An ordained minister through the Evangelical Free Church of America, Dr. Gerald L. (Jerry) Nelson, has been appointed to Colorado Christian University's (CCU) Board of Trustees.

  • Eric Hogue New VP of Advancement

    Christian philanthropy executive, former political candidate, and long-tenured radio, television, and media professional Eric Hogue will join CCU this January as the new vice president of Advancement.

  • CCU Campus and Denver city view
    CCU Ranked in Top 2% for Sixth Year

    CCU is again one of only 24 colleges in the nation that received an A grade and is the only college in Colorado, besides the United States Air Force Academy, to achieve the A rating.

  • CCU Men's Golf NCAA champs
    Cougars Retain NCCAA Championship

    Not only did the players walk away with some extra hardware, head coach Mark Hull was also honored with his fourth NCCAA Coach of the Year award.


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