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The College of Undergraduate Studies offers over 50 programs for traditional students.

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CCU’s online degree programs let you earn a degree from home, the office, or on-the-go.

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Take your career to a new level with a master’s degree from CCU.

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High School students interested in earning college credit through CCU Academy programs.

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Founded in 1914, Colorado Christian University is the flagship Christian university in the Rocky Mountain region. A leader in higher education, the University is ranked in the top 2 percent of colleges nationwide for its core curriculum. CCU has had thirteen consecutive years of enrollment growth and has been named one of the fastest-growing universities in the United States. The University's mission is to provide Christ-centered higher education transforming students to impact the world with grace and truth.

CCU offers academic programs for both traditional and online students through its two colleges. The College of Undergraduate Studies serves traditional undergraduate students at its residential campus in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. The College of Adult and Graduate Studies (CCU Online) offers online undergraduate and graduate degree programs to adult learners worldwide.

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News & Events

  • CCU Welcomes Eric Hogue as President

    Colorado Christian University welcomes Eric Hogue as the institution’s 22nd president. Hogue steps into the role on June 1 after being selected by the university’s Board of Trustees in March following a nine-month national search.

  • CCU Awards Dallas Jenkins an Honorary Doctorate

    Colorado Christian University awarded an honorary doctorate to Dallas Jenkins, the creator, director, and co-writer of The Chosen, a multi-season series depicting the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

  • CCU Celebrates More Than 1,400 Graduates

    Colorado Christian University honored more than 1,400 graduates during the University’s 108th commencement on Friday, May 12, 2023, at Cherry Hills Community Church in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

  • CCU Wins Back-to-back RMAC Championships

    After an exciting three days of the RMAC tournament at All Star Park, a champion has been crowned. For the second-straight year, Colorado Christian University has claimed the title after an unbeaten run through the tourney.

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Colorado Christian University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the University. CCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. For more information, read CCU's Non-Discrimination Policy.