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$1,000 scholarship to CCU Online!

Colorado Christian University's "A Christmas Short Story Contest" has ended. The winning story will be posted on CCU's Back to School blog and the top three submissions will have the opportunity to have their work critiqued by best-selling author Jerry B. Jenkins!

Over 100 Online Degree Programs

School should revolve around your life and not the other way around. That's why CCU Online programs are online and only five weeks long. You don't have to put your values on hold either. All courses are taught with a biblical worldview.

Plus, if you are pursuing your undergraduate degree, you could also qualify for up to an additional $2,000 off your tuition with CCU's Transfer Scholarship.

CCU's generous transfer policy makes it easy for you to transfer credits and get you closer to your degree. You can transfer up to 45 credits toward an associate degree, up to 90 credits toward a bachelor's, and up to 12 credits toward a master's degree. CCU also provides you with options to earn college credit for life experience.

If you didn't get a chance to enter the contest, there are still many options when it comes to paying for college.

Past Short Story Contest Winners

Influential Works from Jerry Jenkins

  • Left Behind
  • The Sword of the Wormling
  • The Book of the King
  • Dead Sea Conspiracy
  • Tribulation Force
  • Soon
  • Riven
  • Dead Sea Rising

CCU Online Student Stories

  • Melissa Allen – Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    "CCU has made it possible to continue to grow my family while being successful in my career. The knowledge that I have gained during my time at CCU has directly helped to improve my performance at work."

  • Joe De La Cruz – B.S., Nursing

    "I am a 45-year old retired Air Force veteran. Adjusting to civilian life, has not always been easy. CCU, unknowingly, has provided me hope with a new career. I look forward to helping sick people with Christ right beside me."

  • Amy Starnes – B.A., Elementary Ed.

    "Returning to college at age 40 has been a journey of faith full of mountains and valleys, but God has been faithful. With a family, work, and a busy life, CCU put classes at my fingertips."

  • Scott Russo – B.S., Criminal Justice

    "CCU is Christ centered, and they mean that. The 'my progress' page helps me stay goal focused by seeing what I have completed and what is left. With CCU incorporating the Lord in all classes, I can keep my eyes on the prize."

  • Jennifer Kovach – M.A., Counseling

    "God used CCU to push me out of my comfort zone and into my calling. I believe CCU’s vast interdenominational student body gave me a bigger perspective on tough subjects that the world is currently going through."

CCU Online – By the Numbers

  • Adult students working in class


    Adult and Graduate Students

  • Top 6

    Fastest Growing Colleges in U.S.

  • CCU faculty member with student


    Student to Faculty Ratio

  • Professor lecturing class

    1 out of 9

    Students Affiliated with U.S. Military

CCU graduate at Commencement

Why CCU?

Top-tier Academics. Unwavering Values.

Colorado Christian University was founded in 1914 and has been ranked among the top universities in the nation, as well as one of the fastest growing universities in the country. Pursue your passion with an online degree that's designed specifically for busy adults and anchored with biblical values.

  • Integration of Faith and Learning
  • Flexible Online Format
  • Affordable Degrees
  • Student Success