CCU Named One of the Top Conservative Colleges for 2012

CCU Named on Top Conservative Schools for 2012Young America’s Foundation, a group committed to fostering a generation of leaders who appreciate and value the importance of freedom and our founding fathers’ principles, has named Colorado Christian University to the 2012 list of Top Conservative Colleges.  Only fifteen colleges earned this distinction this year, and CCU is thrilled to be part of this elite group of top conservative colleges in the United States.

FOX Nation reported on the story March 16 and said that this year’s featured addition of Colorado Christian University, “offers an ideal conservative experience…it also includes some of the best conservative facilities in the country…CCU’s curriculum requires a course in western civilization and offers core tracks in theology and American History.”

CCU President, Bill Armstrong, in response to being named to the list of top conservative colleges stated, “Colorado Christian University is honored by the selection and delighted to be a part of the same cause that motivates both Young America’s Foundation and Colorado Christian University.” The list of top conservative colleges features institutions of higher learning that dedicate themselves to discovering, maintaining and strengthening the conservative values of their students. Other institutions that made the list:

  • Christendom College
  • College of the Ozarks
  • Franciscan University
  • Grove City College
  • Harding University
  • Hillsdale College
  • The King’s College
  • Liberty University
  • Patrick Henry College
  • Regent University
  • Saint Vincent College
  • Thomas Aquinas College
  • Thomas More College
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College

The Vice President of Young America’s Foundation, Patrick Coyle, stated, “For decades, professors at liberal schools have been relentless in their efforts to sway students to the Left. The schools on our Top Conservative Colleges list offer fresh and necessary alternatives where students can focus on learning–rather than defending–conservative ideas.”

Would you like to become  part of the CCU family? CCU offers 26 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs. Courses can be taken online or on campus, and CCU has seven locations throughout Colorado. Learn more about CCU admissions and financial aid here.