Colorado Christian University
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    TOP 2%. Nationwide.

    CCU is ranked in the top 2% of all U.S. colleges and universities for the sixth year in a row.

  • Don Whipple

    Don Whipple ’55 shares his experience at Iwo Jima and finding Christ during WWII.


    Whatever your goals and challenges as an adult student, believe that all things are possible.

Welcome to Colorado’s Flagship Christian University

Undergraduate Majors

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

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Adult Degree Programs

Adult students can complete their associate or bachelor’s degree or earn a certificate.

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Graduate Degree Programs

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

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Online Programs + Degrees

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

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Colorado Christian University is located in Lakewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. Founded in 1914, CCU is the flagship Christian university in the Rocky Mountain region. A leader in higher education, the University was ranked in the top two percent of colleges nationwide for its core curriculum by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni — for the past five years. In 2016, CCU was named one of the “Best Four-Year Colleges for Adult Learners” by Washington Monthly.

CCU offers more than 100 degree programs for traditional and adult students through its College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Adult and Graduate Studies. More than 7,000 students attend the University on the main campus, in regional centers throughout Colorado and online.

All Things Possible.
All Things Possible.

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Choose from more than 100 degree programs offered through our College of Undergraduate Studies and College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

  • 8,156

    Total Students

  • All 50

    States Represented

  • 100 +

    Academic Programs

  • 87%

    Qualify for Aid

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. – John 1:17 (ESV)

News & Events

  • CCU Mourns Passing of Dr. Kelton Lustig

    Dr. Kelton Lustig, beloved CCU professor in CCU's School of Education, passed away on December 23, 2017. Dr. Lustig served as CCU for nearly 20 years.

  • Evan Verbal Sets Top NCAA DII Time

    Verbal's time, which is the fastest time in all of NCAA Division II this season, qualifies him for the NCAA National Championships, to be held in mid-March 2018.

  • Nelson Appointed to Board of Trustees

    An ordained minister through the Evangelical Free Church of America, Dr. Gerald L. (Jerry) Nelson, has been appointed to Colorado Christian University's (CCU) Board of Trustees.

  • Eric Hogue New VP of Advancement

    Christian philanthropy executive, former political candidate, and long-tenured radio, television, and media professional Eric Hogue will join CCU this January as the new vice president of Advancement.


Our Colorado Locations

Main Campus
  • Lakewood
Adult Undergrad & Graduate Locations
  • Colorado Springs
  • Denver Tech Center
  • Grand Junction
  • Lakewood
  • Loveland
  • Sterling
Awards: ECFA - Council for Christian Colleges & Universities - National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities - The Council of Independent Colleges