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 37:1.
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 (CO) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private, for profit
Total Faculty 17 staff
48 staff

Student Body

The student population of 154 has grown by 28% 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 state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 147% over five years.
Total Enrollment 154 students 839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
37:1
# Full-Time Students 138 students
670 students
# Part-Time Students 16 students
901 students
# Undergraduate Students 98 students 617 students
# Graduate Students 40 students 31 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 261 330
% Asian
5%
2%
% Black
5%
5%
% White
5%
65%
% Unknown races
5%
7%
% Non Resident races
80%
1%
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 0.54

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $5,166 is less than the state average of $15,660. The private state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $5,166 $15,660
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 9%
89%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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