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    CCU Facts and Stats

    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. Colorado Christian University is the only evangelical institution of higher learning in the Rocky Mountain region and continues to increase academic standards, enrollment, and community life while becoming financially strong and well prepared for future growth and opportunities.

    Enrollment

     

    Total Enrollment:  7,379

    Traditional Undergraduates:  1,306
    Adult Undergraduates:  5,116
    Graduate Students:  957


    Total Applications (Annual):  8,400

    Traditional Undergraduates:  1,422
    Adult Undergraduates:  5,778
    Graduate Students:  1,200

     

    Traditional Freshman Retention

    2015-2016:  92%
    2014-2015:  93%
    2013-2014:  92%
    2012-2013:  90%

    Freshman Profile (Fall 2016)

    Average ACT Score:  25.2
    Average SAT Score (2400:)  1663
    Average High School GPA:  3.6

     
     

    Students and Faculty

     

    Student Demographics

    • U.S. States Represented:  50
    • Countries Represented:  17
    • Out-of-State, (Traditional):  51%
    • Out-of-State, (Adult/Graduate):  47%
    • Living on Campus, (Traditional):  63%
    • Female Students:  63%
    • Male Students:  37%
    • Student Athletes:  265
    • Denominations Represented:  66
     
     

    Faculty Information

    • Traditional Undergraduate Faculty: 158
      • Full-Time:  56
      • Affiliate:  103
    • Adult/Graduate Faculty:  588
      • Full-Time: 32
      • Affiliate: 556
    • Student-Faculty Ratio, Undergraduate:  11:1
    • Student-Faculty Ratio, Adult/Graduate:  10:1
     
     

    Degrees, Programs, and Alumni

     

    Degrees

    Total Degrees Awarded (2016):  884
    • Associate: 85
    • Undergraduate:  581
    • Graduate: 129
    • Certificates: 89
     
     

    Alumni

    Total Alumni Since 1914:  20,283
    Alumni Still Living:  17,492
    Age of Oldest Alumnus: 104
    Alumni Living in Colorado:  11,537
    Countries Where Alumni Reside:  60

     

    Financial Aid

     

    Traditional Undergraduate Students

    • Federal Scholarships/Grants: $1,390,893
    • State Scholarships/Grants: $730,225
    • Institutional Scholarship/Grants: $15,963,192
    • Student Loans: $4,351,210
    • Parent Loans: $1,582,279
    • Students Qualified for Need-Based Aid: 73%
    • Students Qualified for Any Form of Aid: 99%
     
     

    Adult/Graduate Students

    • Federal Scholarships/Grants: $6,614,619
    • State Scholarships/Grants: $983,431
    • Institutional Scholarship/Grants: $2,643,389
    • Student Loans: $26,942,879
    • Parent Loans: $231,004
    • Students Qualified for Need-Based Aid: 95%
    • Students Qualified for Any Form of Aid: 98%
     
     

    Facts and Statistics are based on data reported in the 2016 University Annual Report (published Fall 2016), and are updated on an annual basis.