Colorado Christian University
  • Harvest Festival at Colorado Christian University
    Annual Harvest Festival — October 28

    Join us at CCU for a safe, fun, family-friendly alternative to Halloween trick-or-treating!


    Exemplary academics in the Rocky Mountain region, rooted in the grace and truth of Jesus Christ.


    Seniors and Transfers: The priority deadline for Preferred Admission is December 1!


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

  • Transforming Campus

    On August 24, CCU joined with The Anschutz Foundation to dedicate the Anschutz Student Center.

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.

  • 7,379

    Total Students

  • All 50

    States Represented

  • 100 +

    Academic Programs

  • 98%

    Qualify for Aid

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

News & Events

  • CCU Names Charles Denler Director of Worship Arts

    With 12 years of experience as a worship pastor, it makes sense that Colorado Christian University’s Professor Charles Denler would step into the role of director of Worship Arts.

  • Hurricane Harvey

    With the devastating floods caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Corpus Christi / Houston area, we urge all CCU staff, faculty, students, and the greater Christian community to pray for the safety of everyone affected by the hurricane.


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