Colorado Technical University (CTU) is a multi-campus university founded in 1965. It has campuses in Colorado Springs, Denver, Kansas City, Pueblo and Sioux Falls. It also has an online campus called Colorado Tech Online. CTU is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA). CTU is also state-accredited by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) and the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE).
CTU Online offers quite a number of online programs, including Associate, Bachelor's and Master's level programs, in the following fields:
- Business & Management
- Criminal Justice & Public Administration
- Engineering & Computer Science
- Health Sciences
- Information Systems & Technology
- Interdepartmental Degree
Admission requirements at Colorado Tech Online is as follows:
- Completion of online application plus $50 application fee
- Phone interview
- Attestation of high school graduation or equivalency for undergraduate admission
- TOEFL scores (applicants from non-English speaking countries)
Tuition at CTU Online is packaged per degree. The package included everything from cost of tuition, fees, software and books and any other expenses that could add to the cost of education. Exact pricing is available upon request.
Financial Aid is available at CTU online for qualified students. Financial aid usually come in the form of Federal Aid, employer reimbursements, private loans, and Veterans Program and Military Tuition Assistance.
CTU Online was ranked by the Online Education Database as 19th for overall ranking in 2009. The ranking depended on the following metrics: acceptance rate, financial aid, graduation rate, peer Web citations, retention rate, scholarly citations, student-faculty ratio, and years accredited.