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CCU Alumni Scholarship

As a CCU alum, you may qualify for a $5,000 scholarship to earn your master's or doctorate* degree! You can save up to 30% on tuition and complete your degree in as little as 15 months. Complete the Alumni Scholarship Form on this page to get started.

$5,000 Scholarship for CCU Alumni

If you earned your bachelor's degree at Colorado Christian University or any of our heritage institutions, you may qualify for a $5,000 scholarship to earn your graduate degree from CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies. CCU graduate degree programs are available online, so you don't have to put your career on hold while you complete your degree.

This is a great opportunity to continue your education, expand your career prospects, and be part of the CCU community again! Whether you want to get a promotion, start your own business, or change careers altogether, your CCU graduate degree can help you achieve your professional goals.

Median annual earnings are 18% higher with a master's degree vs. a bachelor's degree. *

Business Degrees

Christian Ministry and Theological Studies Degrees

Counseling and Psychology Degrees

Criminal Justice and Public Administration Degrees

Education Degrees

Information Technology Degrees

Nursing and Healthcare Degrees

  • Nursing, MSN — Emphases: Clinical Care Management in Adult and Geriatric, Nursing Education
  • Nursing Practice in Visionary Leadership, DNP — If you earned your Master of Science in Nursing degree at CCU, you may qualify for a $5,000 scholarship to earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice at CCU.

Why earn your graduate degree at CCU?

A more affordable degree.

The Alumni Scholarship provides a 25-30% tuition savings for many of CCU's graduate programs. Savings vary by program; visit our tuition website for details.

Earn your degree in under two years.

Most of CCU's graduate programs can be completed within 15-24 months. In addition, most courses are asynchronous, allowing you to work or pursue other ventures while earning your degree.

Complete your degree online.

Nearly all of CCU's master's degrees can be completed 100% online. The online format allows you to juggle life, work, and family while earning your degree from almost anywhere in the world.

Christ-centered education.

Every class is taught with a Christian worldview and with a focus on servant leadership. This equips you take what is learned and apply it to make positive impacts in the world.

Apply for free!

Once you submit the scholarship form, we encourage you to start your graduate application to CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies. 

Scholarship Payments

Each $5,000 scholarship recipient will receive up to a $500 tuition credit toward each of the first 10 3-credit hour courses in their degree program.

*Scholarship Qualifications

  • This scholarship can not be used for the Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision program.
  • This scholarship is for graduate degree seeking students only. This scholarship can not be used toward a graduate certificate or licensure program.
  • Students who were previously enrolled or registered in classes toward a CCU graduate degree are not eligible for this scholarship offer. The only exception to this is Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students who are continuing on to CCU's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program so long as they have not started DNP classes prior to being awarded.
  • Students must have a bachelor's degree (or MSN) from CCU to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • The CCU Alumni Scholarship must be applied to a student's account prior to starting classes for their graduate degree program.
  • The Alumni Scholarship may be applied only to courses completed as part of the student's graduate program at CCU. The scholarship is not applicable to graduate-level courses completed as part of the student's undergraduate degree program at CCU.
  • The Alumni Scholarship may not be combined with any other discount program or scholarship offered at Colorado Christian University. However, once the Alumni Scholarship is exhausted, students may be eligible for other discount programs (i.e. Tuition Discount Partnerships).
  • CCU alumni may use this scholarship once per academic level degree completion, (i.e., one scholarship for bachelor's to master's and one scholarship for master's to doctorate).
  • The Alumni Scholarship will be forfeited if a lapse in enrollment in the graduate program is longer than 365 days.

* Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020 Current Population Survey (published in June 2021)