3001 S Federal Blvd
Denver, CO 80236
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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 2,500 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,500 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,546
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 73%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Colorado Heights University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 183% over five years.
Colorado Heights University
(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Other specialized institutions
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private, non-profit
Public
Total Faculty
17 staff
87 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
24
8

Student Body

The student population of Colorado Heights University has grown by 10316% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Colorado Heights University diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has declined by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,500 students
1,461 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,000 students
556 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,500 students
905 students
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# Undergraduate Students
800 students
518 students
# Graduate Students
1,600 students
22 students
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CO All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
578 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
13%
1%
% Asian
20%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Colorado Heights University and the percentage of Asian community college students in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hispanic
5%
25%
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% Black
17%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Colorado Heights University and the percentage of Black community college students in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
27%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Colorado Heights University and the percentage of White community college students in CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hawaiian
13%
n/a
% Two or more races
n/a
4%
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colorado Heights University.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.35
0.63
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $6,546 is less than the state average of $17,287. The private state tuition has grown by 43% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$6,546
$17,287
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Colorado Heights University and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of CO by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
9%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Colorado Heights University and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CO by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
85%
This chart display the percent admitted of Colorado Heights University and the community college average percent admitted of CO by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

Profile last updated: 08/13/2022

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,500 students
  • Private-state tuition: $6,546
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 73%
  • Source: Verified school update

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Denver County, CO community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Denver County, CO is Community College of Denver. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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