Colorado Heights University

3001 S Federal Blvd, Denver
CO, 80236-2711
Tel: (303)937-4200
24 students
Private not-for-profit

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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 24 students (67% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Colorado Heights University is one of 7 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
The nearest community college is Arapahoe Community College (3.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 24 teachers has declined by 88% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 0:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
24 students
1,283 students
# Full-Time Students
16 students
832 students
# Part-Time Students 8 students
1,020 students
# Undergraduate Students 19 students 1,261 students
# Graduate Students 5 students 42 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Colorado Heights University Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Colorado Heights University Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Colorado Heights University Black (2006-2012)
% White
% Two or more races"
- 2%
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. 0.59 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,166 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has declined by 56% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,166 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has declined by 56% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,166 $5,940
Colorado Heights University In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,166 $10,075
Percent Admitted 100%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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