Colorado Christian University
Alumni Scholarship
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Alumni Scholarship

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 master's degree from CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies. In addition, if you earned your Masters of Science in Nursing degree at CCU, you may qualify for a $5,000 scholarship to earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice at CCU.

This is a great opportunity to continue your education, expand your career prospects, and be part of the CCU community again!

Did you know? Median annual earnings are 20% higher for employees with a master's degree than for those with a bachelor's degree.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey, 2018 (published in 2019)

CCU Graduate Programs

CCU offers graduate degrees in several subject areas:

  • Biblical and Theological Studies: Applied Apologetics, Biblical Studies, Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry, and Theological Studies
  • Business and Technology: Accounting, Business Administration, Cyber Security, Economics, Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, and Public Administration
  • Education Professions: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, and Special Education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Criminal Justice
  • Nursing: MSN, DNP

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 students to work or pursue other ventures while earning their 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. Use promo code CCUALUM to waive the $50 application fee.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.