About Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs

Founded in 1965, Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs. is a college. Located in Colorado, which is a city setting in Colorado, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 22,202 full time undergraduate students, and 3,346 full time graduate students.

The Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs Academic calendar runs on a Quarter basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 28:1. There are 66 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.

Quick Facts

Acceptance Rate100%
Application Deadline
Application Fee0
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Admissions at CTU are considered , with ,11% of all applicants being admitted.

In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.

0% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 0% were in the top quarter, and 0% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.


We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs.

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  • How would you rate on-campus housing?

    11 Students rated on-campus housing 4.3 stars. 64 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate off-campus housing?

    4 Students rated off-campus housing 4.3 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus food?

    11 Students rated campus food 3.8 stars. 45 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate campus facilities?

    21 Students rated campus facilities 4.3 stars. 67 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate class size?

    22 Students rated class size 4.2 stars. 64 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate school activities?

    21 Students rated school activities 4 stars. 52 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate local services?

    21 Students rated local services 4 stars. 57 % gave the school a 5.0.

  • How would you rate academics?

    21 Students rated academics 4.3 stars. 62 % gave the school a 5.0.

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs REVIEWS

What's your overall opinion of Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs?

23 Students rated Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs

Keegan - 06/02/2022

My advisor is amazing

Martin - 05/26/2021

Excellent and thorough. This s school has it all including but not limited to education that will bring forth dreams been aspirations. And you shall bring forth all that you look for an educational experience. The teachers staff and online experiences top rated

Sean - 04/11/2021

I find this school to be very classy and an all around intelligent atmosphere.

Portance - 06/08/2020

Great school for anyone

Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs FAQS

  1. What is the Acceptance Rate at Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs?

    The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs is 100%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.

  2. What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

    Stay focused and realize that the choices you make in the next few years will affect the rest of your life. You are determining not only your financial future, but whether or not you will enjoy what you do to make a living. A very wise man once said,'Find something you like doing, figure out how to make money at it and you'll never work another day in your life.' You may only have one shot at this, don't blow it. As for your financial future, I can only say too words about the financial struggles you will face without an education or some type of training....IT SUCKS!

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  3. What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

    I belive there are several teachers who are just going through the motions.

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  4. Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

    The school has a broad range of programs in various fields of study.

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  5. Describe your favorite campus traditions.

    Allowing students, from a wide variety of states, attend college in the comfort of their own homes is a specialty created by Colorado Tech University online. Making it easier to attend school and obtain a job and family life, CTU pride themselves on fitting your learning into your schedule. Although you still have to turn in homework, the online campus provides you with enough time to review material and turn in assignments in a timely matter.

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  6. What's unique about your campus?

    It is very flexible and you get your degree fast. It is an online program so you can make it work around any schedule. You can have a 2 year degree in 16 months and a 4 year degree in 2 and a half years.

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  7. What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

    I wish I would have known that there wasn't much communication with my credits, and time i graduated.

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  8. What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

    This school is done online so you can still work full time and do your studies. The student advisors will help get you started and stay with you for any questions. Thereare so many resources to help you with your courses. The teachers actually will talk to you one on one.

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  9. Describe the students at your school.

    My classmates are very much like me; many single parents or homemakers trying to better their life.

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  10. What kind of person should not attend this school?

    The only kind of person that should not attend this school would be the one that gives up easily. Earning a degree can not be too easy. The teachers and advisors are a good support system. The person would have to be willin to try.

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  11. What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

    The most frustrating thing about CTU is ordering transcripts post graduation. They are working on streamlining the process, but it can take up to 8 days for a request to reach their processing center and another 3 weeks after that for requesting schools to recieve them. This is extremely inconvenient when working against deadlines.

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  12. Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

    I have only attended just one school and that is Colorad Technical University Online. I guess the most unique thing about it was the fact that all my classes was online.

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  13. What kind of person should attend this school?

    I believe a person who seeks to advance themselves from their present position in this competitive world.

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  14. What are the most popular student activities/groups?

    The most popular groups are basically on courses and subjects, such as mathematics, research methods and sciences, most of the time we meet for symposiums to discuss some important matters especially on how to write dissertations, treat some topics, and go over those areas that are of prime importance to students. The most virile and notable group is the alumni. I do not drink nor smoke,

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  15. What is the stereotype of students at your school? Is this stereotype accurate?

    I am not familiar with any

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  16. What are the academics like at your school?


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  17. What is your overall opinion of this school?

    i really love it

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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA. Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.

80% of students attending Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs receive some sort of financial aid. 71% were awarded federal grants. While 66% received federal loans. Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.

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