CCU Marks tenth Consecutive Yr of Enrollment DevelopmentApril 23, 2021
CCU Marks tenth Consecutive Yr of Enrollment Development
File conventional scholar enrollment and increasing graduate-level packages pushed Colorado Christian College to its tenth consecutive 12 months of enrollment development. Complete College enrollment has reached 8,486, the best complete enrollment within the 105-year historical past of the establishment.
“At the start, CCU is a Christ-centered college. Whereas different universities draw back from their founding rules, at CCU we’re leaning in. We’re unapologetically Christian and supply an schooling with a Christian worldview,” stated Dr. Donald W. Sweeting, CCU president. “This dedication units CCU other than different establishments and continues to gasoline our development.”
The packages seeing the biggest development proceed to be on the graduate degree, with 1,467 enrolled final 12 months. This is a rise of almost 10 p.c over the earlier 12 months, and an 83 p.c enhance during the last decade. Graduate-level enrollment has been buoyed by rising master-level choices and the lately launched Physician of Nursing Observe, the College’s first doctoral-level diploma providing.
For the autumn 2019 semester, CCU has a report 1,414 conventional undergraduate college students enrolled within the Faculty of Undergraduate Research, with a report retention fee of 83 p.c (freshmen to sophomore 12 months). Grownup undergraduate enrollment within the Faculty of Grownup and Graduate Research reached 5,605, for a complete of seven,019 enrolled undergraduates at CCU.
“Colorado Christian College’s continued development is a testomony to the laborious work of school, employees, and buddies of the College,” Sweeting stated. “The College’s dedication to offering world-class larger schooling rooted in conventional Christian values continues to show a horny possibility for college kids from all walks of life.”
CCU continues to draw a geographically various scholar physique, drawing college students from all 50 states and 21 different international locations. The College was lately named the fourth-fastest rising establishment amongst personal, nonprofit, grasp’s diploma granting faculties and universities in The Chronicle of Increased Training’s 2019-20 Almanac. The rating highlights the College’s 244 p.c enrollment development from 2007 to 2017.
“CCU has been actually blessed as we have seen complete enrollment enhance consecutively for a decade,” stated Dan Cohrs, government vp of the College. “Our development in on-line course choices for grownup college students has complemented our campus-based conventional packages, and allowed us to achieve much more college students. Regardless of the exponential development, CCU stays dedicated to preserving our low faculty-to-student ratio to boost individualized consideration for college kids in each faculties.”
Along with a rising conventional undergraduate scholar physique, on-line schooling continues to gasoline development at CCU. Over the past 12 months, 94 p.c of all college students within the Faculty of Grownup and Graduate Research took lessons on-line. Via CCU On-line, the College presents greater than 80 levels and tutorial program choices accessible one hundred pc on-line.
The sustained enhance in enrollment at CCU has coincided with the launch and enlargement of a number of of the College’s hottest packages. Enrollment in CCU’s Grasp of Arts in Counseling program has grown by 212 p.c because the accredited grasp’s diploma added an internet possibility in 2014. Different developments embody increasing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to embody each grownup and conventional undergraduate college students, including a conventional undergraduate industrial engineering program, launching an undergraduate Nice Books honors program, and introducing new grasp’s packages in enterprise, expertise, and schooling.
“Having seen constant development in our well being science packages, the College has closely invested in new services, together with the Faculty of Nursing and Well being Professions Simulation Heart that serves college students in each the Faculty of Grownup and Graduate Research and the Faculty of Undergraduate Research,” Cohrs stated. “We have additionally seen an incredible transformation of our residential campus with the development of a brand new tutorial constructing, scholar heart, and two residential halls within the final seven years, with extra buildings within the planning part.”
Enrollment information is gathered from the College’s census information information, that are compiled yearly. For extra particulars associated to CCU’s fall 2019 enrollment, in addition to data together with retention and commencement charges, monetary assist information, and different demographic data, go to info and stats.