• CCU at a Glance

    College of Undergraduate Studies

    CCU is looking for students who are committed to growing spiritually, who are well-prepared academically, and who expect to contribute to their community. Here's a snapshot of our student body, based on 2015-2016 statistics.

    Traditional Undergraduate Demographics

    • 1,218 students from all 50 states and several foreign countries
    • Freshman Class of 2015: 1,385 applications received; 420 enrolled
    • 72% Acceptance Rate
    • 47% of first-time freshmen are from outside Colorado
    • 17% of the student body are part of an ethnic minority
    • 93% retention rate for freshmen, fall to spring (2014-2015)
    • 53% 4-Year Graduation Rate (2011-2015)
    • 2:3 male to female ratio
    • 63 Christian denominations are represented at CCU
    • 55% live on campus
    • 16% traveled abroad with CCU2theWorld


    • Average Grade Point Average: 3.61
    • Average Test Scores: ACT - 24.2; SAT - 1633 (2400)
    • 57 full-time faculty members
    • Faculty to student ratio 9:1
    • Average class size: 15 students

    Financial Aid

    • Over $23 million dollars in financial aid distributed (traditional undergraduate)
    • $13,876,300 in Institutional Scholarships/grants awarded
    • $1,351,402 in federal scholarships/grants awarded
    • $693,482 in Colorado state scholarships/grants awarded
    • 99% of students qualified for some form of financial aid

    Student Athletes at CCU:

    • 262 student athletes participate in NCAA Division II Athletics
    • 53 student athletes on the RMAC All-Academic Team
    • 9 All-American student athletes

    *Please remember these numbers are averages. CCU seeks highly motivated and talented individuals; therefore, test scores and GPAs alone do not guarantee admission or denial. The University admits a wide variety of students who present academic profiles above and below these averages. Facts and Statistics are based on data reported in the 2015 University Annual Report (published Fall 2015), and are updated on an annual basis.
  • Spotlight


    Beth Hudson '17

    Major: Business Administration

    The short story of why I chose CCU? I love the mountains and snowboarding, and I don’t know if you’ve heard, but CCU doesn’t have class on Fridays! The longer story of why I chose CCU has a little bit more depth.
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  • Contact Info

    Undergraduate Admissions

    Phone: 303-963-3200

    or 800-44-FAITH

    Fax: 303-963-3201

    Email: ccuadmissions@ccu.edu