50 Years of CCU Education Programs

For five decades CCU has prepared future leaders to serve as the hands and feet of Christ in the classroom.

Colorado Christian University is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first teacher education programs offered at our heritage institutions. Both the School of Education in the College of Undergraduate Studies and the School of Education Professions in the College of Adult and Graduate Studies continue to adapt in an ever-changing landscape to train and equip competent, committed, Christ-centered teachers.

Save the date!

Keep checking back for dates and important information on these 50th anniversary events!

School of Education Articles

CCU Announces New Online Graduate Education Programs

CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies now offers an online Master of Education in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education and a stand-alone online Principal Licensure program.

Rankings and Accolades for Colorado Christian University

Colorado Christian University is proud to be recognized for our dedication to our mission of providing Christ-centered higher education that transforms students to impact the world with grace and truth.

And while rankings and accolades won't tell you the full CCU story, they can be indicative of some of the important aspects that make CCU unique.

For nearly a decade, CCU has been ranked as one of the top universities in the U.S. by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. The University has recently been cited by or received accolades from U.S. News & World Report, The Chronicle of Higher Education, the National Council on Teacher Quality, and Niche.com, in addition to garnering other national recognitions.

Browse the information and stories below to learn more about the reasons that CCU is recognized for the rigor of our academic programs and dedication to excellence.

U.S. News & World Report

Best Colleges – Regional Universities West


2021-2022

U.S. News & World Report

Best Colleges – Undergraduate Teaching


2021-2022

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

Top 2% Nationwide "A" in Core Curriculum


2012-2022

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Top 5 in Fastest Growing Colleges


2021-2022 Almanac

Military Friendly Schools

CCU College of Adult and Graduate Studies


2012-2022

Colleges of Distinction

Best Christian Colleges


2013-2022

Colleges of Distinction

Best Colorado Colleges


2013-2022

National Council on Teacher Quality

"A" in Undergraduate Elementary Programs


2019-2021

Niche Best Colleges

Most Conservative Colleges


2022

Niche Best Colleges

"A" in Safest Colleges


2022

Niche Best Colleges

"A+" in College Dorms


2022

Niche Best Colleges

Best Online Colleges (CCU Online)


2022