Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, CO 80226
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Colorado Christian University is one of the fourteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Colorado. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lakewood.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,398 students attend the school. Every year 50% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Colorado Christian University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $29,870, and fees were $500. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $29,870 and $500 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students7,398
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 4 78
Master's degree 0 3
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1981 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/16/2010 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$883/credit
In State Students$883/credit
Out of State Students$883/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$521/credit
In State Students$521/credit
Out of State Students$521/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $39,735 $39,735 $39,735
ADN 70 $61,810 $61,810 $61,810
BSN 125 $110,375 $110,375 $110,375
FNP 50 $26,050 $26,050 $26,050
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Colorado Christian University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 24% $4,063
Other Federal Grant 13% $2,543
State Grant & Scholarships 14% $3,850
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $15,251
Federal Student Loans 54% $5,314
Private Loans 8% $15,485


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$22,318
$30,001 to $48,000$21,653
$48,001 to $75,000$21,952
$75,001 to $110,000$24,825
Over $110,000$27,313

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.
Colorado Christian University
8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226

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