Colorado Heights University

3001 S Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80236
Tel: (303)937-4200
137 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 137 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Colorado Heights University is one of 5 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
The nearest community college is Arapahoe Community College (3.60 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
61 staff
Colorado Heights University Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 137 has declined by 66% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.93 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 78% over five years.
Total Enrollment 137 students 1,315 students
Colorado Heights University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
Colorado Heights University Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 68 students
815 students
Colorado Heights University Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 69 students
1,061 students
Colorado Heights University Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Colorado Heights University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 51 students 807 students
# Graduate Students 17 students 23 students
Colorado Heights University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
Colorado Heights University Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Colorado Heights University Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Colorado Heights University Black (2006-2013)
% White
Colorado Heights University White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Colorado Heights University Unknown (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
Colorado Heights University Non Resident (2006-2013)
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. 0.93 0.70
Colorado Heights University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,634 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,634 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,634 $5,590
Colorado Heights University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,634 $10,086
Colorado Heights University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 165 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 50%
Colorado Heights University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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