Colorado Heights University

3001 S Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80236-2711
Tel: (303)937-4200
154 students
Private not-for-profit
Colorado Heights University (CHU) is a private, American, not-for-profit, secular, residential, and international university specializing in educating international students as well as Americans seeking to be productive global citizens. The University emphasizes career-related education in degree programs that offer interdisciplinary, intercultural, and international education, as well as English as a second language programs. For its non-native English speakers, the University nurtures the continued acquisition of English language skills throughout their studies as an aid to gaining employment upon graduation and as an aid to functioning within the global economy. Furthermore, the University strives to serve as an Education Center by sharing its extensive campus facilities with other educational institutions, service-oriented organizations, and community groups.
School Highlights
Colorado Heights University serves 154 students (90% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Colorado Heights University is one of 7 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
The nearest community college is Westwood College-Denver South (1.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 112% over five years.
College Colorado Heights University Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 17 staff
62 staff
Colorado Heights University Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 154 has grown by 60% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.99 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 154 students 1,371 students
Colorado Heights University Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
Colorado Heights University Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 138 students
779 students
Colorado Heights University Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 16 students
1,083 students
Colorado Heights University Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Colorado Heights University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 98 students 764 students
# Graduate Students 40 students 36 students
Colorado Heights University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
Colorado Heights University Asian (2006-2014)
% Black
Colorado Heights University Black (2006-2014)
% White
Colorado Heights University White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
Colorado Heights University Unknown (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
Colorado Heights University Non Resident (2006-2014)
Colorado Heights University Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.99 0.70
Colorado Heights University Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,546 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 43% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,546 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 43% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,546 $5,664
Colorado Heights University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,546 $10,360
Colorado Heights University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 261 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 9%
Colorado Heights University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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