Colorado Heights University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,160
2014 Average Net Price
$4,206
After Financial Aid
2016 Enrolled Students
103
96.1% Full-Time

About

Colorado Heights University is a higher education institution located in Denver County, CO. In 2017, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Colorado Heights University were General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Colorado Heights University. 61.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado Heights University is $8,160, which is $−6,781 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2017, the median undergraduate tuition at Colorado Heights University is $8,160

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,206.

In 2014, 9% of undergraduate students attending Colorado Heights University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,160
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Colorado Heights University was $8,160.

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Average Net Price

$4,206
2014 Value
48.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2014 Colorado Heights University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,206. Between 2013 and 2014, the average net price of Colorado Heights University grew by 48.5%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

9%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

9% of undergraduate students at Colorado Heights University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2014. This represents a decline of 50% with respect to 2013, when 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Colorado Heights University (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Enrollment

Colorado Heights University had a total enrollment of 103 students in 2016. The full-time enrollment at Colorado Heights University is 99 students and the part-time enrollment is 4. This means that 96.1% of students enrolled at Colorado Heights University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Colorado Heights University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.91% White, 1.94% Asian, and 0.971% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Colorado Heights University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (12.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (5.41%) and White Female (2.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (20%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (8%) and White Male (4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Colorado Heights University in 2016, both undergraduate and graduate, is 103 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado Heights University is 99 and the part-time enrollment is 4. This means that 96.1% of students enrolled at Colorado Heights University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Colorado Heights University was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Colorado Heights University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2016)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    23 enrolled students
  2. White
    3 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    2 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Colorado Heights University is 22.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.91% White, 1.94% Asian, and 0.971% Black or African American. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2 students (1.94%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 12 more women than men received degrees from Colorado Heights University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Colorado Heights University is hispanic or latino (1 degrees awarded).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Colorado Heights University is General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees awarded).

In 2017,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Colorado Heights University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Business (52 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado Heights University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado Heights University in 2017 are Business (52 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado Heights University are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Colorado Heights University are Business (52 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado Heights University are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado Heights University are Business (52 degrees awarded) (as of 2017).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Colorado Heights University.
Most Common (2017)
31 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Colorado Heights University was General Business Administration & Management with 31 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

20
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2017
32
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2017

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Heights University, which is 0.625 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (32).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Heights University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.625 times less than the 32 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado Heights University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.6 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2016 at Colorado Heights University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Hispanic or Latino
Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2017)
1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Colorado Heights University is hispanic or latino (1 degrees awarded).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Hispanic or Latino Female
Most Common Sex Demographic (2017)
1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Colorado Heights University is hispanic or latino female (1 degrees awarded).

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Operations

Colorado Heights University employs 1 Professors. Most academics at Colorado Heights University are Male Professor (1), and Female Professor (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado Heights University are: Management, with 12 employees, Service, with 7 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.41M
2016 Salaries
5.05%
decline from 2015

In 2016, Colorado Heights University paid a median of $2.41M in salaries, a 5.05% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$65k
Instructional Salaries
1
Number of Employees

In 2016, Colorado Heights University paid a total of $65k to 1 employees working as instructors, which represents 2.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
1 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
12 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Colorado Heights University was Professor with 1 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado Heights University were Management with 12 employees, Service with 7 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2016)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Colorado Heights University was Male Professor with 1 employees, and Female Professor with 0 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Colorado Heights University.

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