Colorado Christian University
  • CCU students in caps and gowns at Commencement
    $10,000 Scholarship Opportunity

    Enter our K-LOVE Scholarship Contest by February 22 for a chance to win a scholarship to CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

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    Admitted students, we can't wait to see you on campus! But before you get here, you’re invited to a very special event — join us for one of our CCUBOUND events!

  • 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.

  • Don Whipple

    Don Whipple ’55 shares his experience at Iwo Jima and finding Christ during WWII.


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

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.

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

  • 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.

  • CCU Mourns Passing of Dr. Kelton Lustig

    Dr. Kelton Lustig, beloved CCU professor in CCU's School of Education, passed away on December 23, 2017. Dr. Lustig served as CCU for nearly 20 years.

  • Evan Verbal Sets Top NCAA DII Time

    Verbal's time, which is the fastest time in all of NCAA Division II this season, qualifies him for the NCAA National Championships, to be held in mid-March 2018.


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