Founded in 1914, Colorado Christian University is now the premier interdenominational Christian college in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region, delivering world class education to thousands of students. A member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, CCU is ranked among the top universities nationwide, and has been named a top Colorado University and a top Christian college. More than 50 degree programs are offered through our College of Undergraduate Studies for traditional students and our College of Adult and Graduate Studies for adult students.
The information on this page will help you learn more about what makes Colorado Christian unique and introduce you to our leaders. You will also find information about our 100-year heritage and facts and stats associated with the University and our academic programs. Finally, if you are planning a visit to CCU, you can get maps and directions to all of our locations and recommended hotels near our main campus in Lakewood, Colorado.
What makes CCU unique? A passion for rigorous academics and helping our students grow in their faith. Countless opportunities for leadership and for service. A vision, mission and purpose governed by our biblical foundation and our Constitution.
Essence of the University
Statement of Faith
Vision and Mission
In just over ten decades, what began as a one-room school with two students and a single teacher has become a fully accredited university enrolling thousands of undergraduate and graduate students, with learning centers in six cities, a suburban campus, and thousands of alumni around the world.
CCU is led by President William L. Armstrong and the president's cabinet, governed by the University's board of trustees, and supported by our faculty and staff in the context of Christian community. Our strong leadership helps make us a top Christian university.
Board of Trustees
Learn about Colorado Christian University's heritage beginning in 1914 to today, and how we now offer more than 50 accredited degrees, educator licensing programs and certificates for traditional undergraduate students and adult and graduate students.
Founders and Leaders
Alumni World Changers
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Maps and Directions