• Kristen Cray

    Kristen Cray '16, had the opportunity to study in England at the University of Oxford's Summer Programme through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.

    Study Abroad and Off-Campus Programs

    "Study Abroad is extremely important; just for kids to get outside this country and experience the fact there is a big world out there."
      -George Lucas, Film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1944)

    Why Study Off Campus?

    Leave the traditional campus behind for a semester and make the world your classroom! Colorado Christian University encourages you to experience another culture and expand your academic experience by participating in a study abroad or off campus opportunity. Studying abroad will provide you with lifelong memories of experiences you can’t get on your traditional campus, friendships with people from around the world, and a brilliant resume item to make you stand out to future employers.

    CCU has partnered with several study abroad providers to help students find the right combination of location, classes, and extracurricular experiences. In addition to having direct help from our affiliates’ advisors, students receive program discounts and are able to connect with other students studying through the same program.

    CCU is affiliated with Veritas Christian Study Abroad, which has programs in Spain, England, Italy, and Chile. In addition to integrating faith and academics, Veritas emphasizes leadership, missions, service, and community through immersion.

    In addition to the Christian programs that CCU is affiliated with, the University is also affiliated with Five additional study abroad providers: American Institute for Foreign Studies (AIFS), CIS Abroad, GlobaLinks, KEI and ISA. Because of CCU's affiliation with these providers, students receive discounts from $200-$1,000 on program fees. Each of these organizations has programs all over the world. Check out their websites!

    If you are interested in studying in a country not listed in our opportunities section, CCU's Life Directions Center can direct you to other resources for off-campus study programs. No matter what your interests are, college is a great time to take advantage of the unparalleled opportunity to gain a more global perspective by studying in a different culture or even another area of the United States.

    Studying Abroad in the Christian University

    As our world becomes increasingly global, the CCU community feels evermore called not only to spread the Good News to the ends of the earth, but to also experience its culture, traditions, and people. What better way to immerse yourself in another culture than by living there every day? Studying, living, eating, breathing other people's worlds – other people's realities – not only expands our worldview, but it opens our eyes to all of God's creation and our opportunity to exist within it. Check out the CCCU's BestSemester.com Web site to begin exploring your possibilities!

    CCU has also formed a transfer agreement and partnership with Lithuania Christian College International University (LCC). Located in the Baltic port of Klaipeda, Lithuania, LCC is a Christian Liberal Arts university with a diverse population; more than half the student body comes from outside of Lithuania. Study Abroad students are able to study a wide selection of courses in English, giving students exposure to a variety of different cultures through classroom diversity and intercultural engagement.

    CCU is affiliated with Veritas Christian Study Abroad, which has programs in Europe as well as South and Central America. In addition to integrating faith and academics, Veritas emphasizes leadership, missions, service, and community through immersion.

    You can also integrate your faith into your study abroad experience with any of the above affiliates with the help of Cru Study Abroad, who has missionaries on the ground in dozens of countries across the globe.