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Tuition and Fees

Colorado Heights University is committed to offering affordable, flat-rate tuition for students from all nationalities. We were recently named as the #12 most affordable small private college in the United States by AffordableColleges.com and continue our dedication to offering quality educational opportunities at affordable rates.

Our personalized service, small class size and experience faculty offer you the best educational value available. Click on the links below for detailed tuition for our Intensive English and Degree Programs. For incoming international students, the first semester tuition must be paid in full before beginning classes.

 

 
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CHU Scholarships and Grants

CHU is committed to offering affordable educational opportunities to students from around the world. Several scholarships are available to CHU students who excel in the classroom or on the CHU campus.
General Requirements:

  • The applicant must meet all requirements and deadlines to be eligible for consideration.
  • The applicant must be in good standing with the business office, public safety and academics.
  • The applicant must fully comply with the Student Code of Conduct.
  • All scholarships decisions are final and cannot be appealed.

Merit-Based Scholarship

Award Amount:

  • 15% tuition discount per semester
  • Available to full-time degree students after completion of one semester at CHU

Requirements:

  • Full-time enrollment
  • Minimum 3.50 Cumulative GPA
  • 300-500 word essay, in English, on the subject of the importance of service to the community. Essays should be original work; plagiarized essays will disqualify the applicant.
  • Recommendation letters from one CHU Instructor (classwork) or college-level instructor, as well as one letter from any other person of authority (a work supervisor, advisor, dean, etc.) or a fellow student.
  • All scholarships decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
  • Availability of the merit scholarship, number of awards and/or awards amounts may change at any time without notice.

Application Process
Application will be judged by the Academics Affairs Office staff on the basis of quality and originality.

Contact:

  • In Person: Academic Affairs Office, Administration Bldg., Room 214
  • Phone: 303.937.4280
  • Email: academicaffairs@chu.edu

If, after a semester or session (term), a recipient fails to maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) or is otherwise under disciplinary review, the committee will revisit eligibility for the Merit-based Scholarship.

Submission Deadline: November 2, 2016 for the fall Semester 2016.

New Student Merit-Based Scholarship

Award Amount:

  • 10% tuition discount per semester
  • Available to new full-time degree students

Requirements:

  • Outstanding high school and/or college record, Minimum 3.5 Cumulative GPA or U.S. Equivalent *
  • 300-500 word essay, in English, on the subject of the importance of service to the community. Essays should be original work; plagiarized essays will disqualify the applicant.
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher or college instructor.
  • All scholarships decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
  • Availability of the merit scholarship, number of awards and/or awards amounts may change at any time without notice.

Contact:

  • In Person: Financial Aid Office, Administration Bldg., Room 214
  • Phone: 303.937.4202
  • Email: finaid@chu.edu

* Scholarships will not be awarded until official transcripts are received. Transcripts from outside the United States must include an official evaluation, the student must have academic transcripts evaluated and certified by a NACES or AICE member organization. The official evaluation should be sent directly from the evaluator to Colorado Heights University.

CHU Leadership Development Scholarship

Award Amount:

  • Up to $300.00 per semester
  • Available to full-time degree students

Requirements:

  • Full-time enrollment
  • Criteria: Combination of CGPA, Leadership training participation, and community service
  • Available every semester

Contact:


IMPACT Scholarship

Award Amount:

  • Up to $500.00 twice a year
  • Available to full-time certificate and degree students

Requirements:

  • Student must have successfully completed at least one semester/session at CHU
  • Submission of written or recorded essay answering “How CHU IMPACTed my life?”
  • Recommendation Letters from 3 individuals
  • Funded by Blue Jeans fund contributions from CHU employees

Contact:

  • in Person: Administration Office, Administration Bldg., Room 203
  • Phone: 303.937.4073
  • Email: impact@chu.edu


Jason D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount:

  • Up to $1000.00 per year
  • Available to full-time current or incoming degree students

Requirements:

  • Submission of essay telling us why you deserve JDJ memorial scholarship
  • Recommendation Letters from 3 individuals
  • Proven volunteer record
  • Willing to speak to donors to expand scholarship

Contact:

  • In Person: Financial Aid Office, Administration Bldg., Room 213
  • Phone: 303.937.4202
  • Email: finaid@chu.edu


Hardship Grant

CHU also considers extreme cases of financial hardship for selected students. The availability of funds to support students in financial hardship is extremely limited.

Award Amount:

  • Amount varies
  • Available to full-time current certificate or degree students

Requirements:

  • Student must have completed one year of enrollment
  • Submit a letter request that describes financial hardship
  • Submit bank statement for the 3 most recent months

Contact:

  • In Person: Business Office, Administration Bldg., Room 215
  • Phone: 303.937.4531
  • Email: businessoffice@chu.edu

 

Other Scholarships

Many resources are available for outside scholarships, visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/2013scholarships.php to view an updated list.

International Students

If you are an international student, you will not qualify for federal, state, or institutional need-based financial aid. Federal and state financial aid programs require you to be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident of the United States.

There are alternative loans available for international students; however most of these loan programs require a U.S. citizen to serve as a co-signer. For more information on alternative loans, please refer to the Alternative Loans

 

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Contact Us

The OFA is located on the second floor of the Administration Building, room 214.
FINANCIAL AID OFFICE
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING ROOM 214
PHONE 303.937.4202
FAX 303.937.4224
EMAIL: finaid@chu.edu

If you feel the need to discuss your situation more in depth, you can make an appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call 303.937.4280 at least one business day in advance and request to schedule an appointment with a financial aid.