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Colorado Technical University - Online
235 Reviews
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Avg. time to find work: Employed prior to enrollment
% career related to degree: 55%
Average reviewer salary: $44,118

Colorado Technical University - Online's Top-Rated Degree Programs

Program Average Rating Percent Employed Average Time to Hire Average Salary % Degree Helped Career
Criminal Justice Average Rating
Percent Employed 100% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $26,667 % Degree Helped Career 62%
Business Average Rating
Percent Employed 67% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $77,500 % Degree Helped Career 67%
Information Technology Average Rating
Percent Employed 100% Average Time to Hire --- Average Salary $33,333 % Degree Helped Career 67%

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Success at CTU
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2016
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I have been a CTU for a little over a year now. I love the professors and the school. ANY time I have had a question or concern all I had to do was call or email and I got an answer. When I started at CTU, I was taking multiple classes and it was too much at first. I called and they rescheduled my classes. I also had to take time off of school (6 weeks) they worked with me and it did not even effect my financial aid. There is 24/7 tutoring available too. I have and will recommend this school to anyone. Going back to school is a big commitment so whatever school you choose be ready to take it seriously.

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STAY AWAY OR YOU WILL PAY DEARLY!
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Degree: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Graduation Year: 2020
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This college is a rip off. I was in classes for less than 1 week, I received no books, and I was charged $400.00. I sent my professor an email to notify that I was withdrawing, and it counted as class participation. Furthermore, I received financial aid; therefore, my tuition should have been covered. However, they are still billing me and withholding my educational record to prevent me from pursuing my degree at another institution under the financial aid program. Instead CTUONLINE continues to bombard me with phone calls and emails to come back. I am attending a college for a fraction o of the cost and much better quality instruction. RUN FROM THIS COLLEGE BECAUSE THEY WILL COMMIT BORDERLINE EXTORTION TO GET YOU TO PAY YOUR TUITION TO GET YOUR EDUCATIONAL RECORD!

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The best Collleg to attend
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Degree: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Graduation Year: 2013
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I loved to attend CTU for my undergrad. The instructors were very knowledgeable and helpful. Every part of my education there was very useful and I learned a lot. The live chats and interaction with teachers were great and they really help to clarify questions and to learn from the live lectures. This was the best part of the experience. It was like attending class with all of the other students and the teachers. Great concept and teaching model. I highly recommend CTU to all very busy people because you can listen to the lectures when you can and do not have to be there for the live lectures. The best part is contacting the instructors live during their office hours and clear up questions. Very good school and I wish I could have attended for my Graduate studies. CTU did not offer the degree for m Masters and it made me sad.

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Excellent Experience!!!
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Degree: Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Graduation Year: 2013
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THIS SCHOOL IS NOT A JOKE! Not all colleges are going to have 100% satisfaction rate... You cannot please everyone and all students will have a different set of circumstances that will affect the way they feel about a college. I have to say this, I have had an excellent experience with this school and I know that not everyone has but not everyone tells the truth either. Some problems people have from the school are their own problems and blame the school for it. Do not sit here and call the school a joke just because you couldn't succeed in it. I got my Associates, Bachelors, and now I am working on my Master degree with CTU and have gained so much because of it. I am not say this school is perfect by far but when someone says this school is a joke they are saying my hard work and degrees are a joke. Well, where are your degrees???? I started CTU in 2009 for an Associate degree, due to difficult circumstances in my personal life I had to take some time off for a while. Once I was ready I began my classes back up almost a year later. I had a wonderful experience when I went back. I started exactly right where I left off as if I never stopped. I have had only one problem with the school regarding FA out of 5 years and they took care of it. The school is affordable and most of the instructors are awesome. I hate it when people try to scare others out of attending the college. How dare you try and stop someone from getting their degree from an accredited college just because of your likings or experience, you’re a joke! Sure it is fine to discuss your experience whether good or bad but don't sit there and say stay away. Your experience is your own and no one REALLY knows why you’re dissatisfied. One example, a student was very bitter towards the school because she had to wait 2 weeks for her FA money (School policies) so she bad mouth the school, the advisers and instructors. Really?? Don't blame the school for a waiting period for you FA just because you have difficulties paying your bills. This is ridiculous to me. Your problem does not make the education any less value because you’re broke!!! I have never experienced a bad time when it came to my FA funds being disbursed. There may be short waiting periods but my classes were always paid for and my money was always sent to me. The school isn't perfect but I received a great educational experience and learned so much. I have had great compliments from employers about the school and that is all that matters. All I am saying is do your research and understand that you have to find a school that will fit your needs and goals. If CTU isn’t for you that’s ok, that is why there are thousands to choose from and every school will have dissatisfied students!

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Excellent Technology University
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2014
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I had researched the option of taking college classes online for about two years. After researching the available school options, I decided on Colorado Technical University online, which is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). I currently work in the IT field and wanted to earn a bachelors degree in Information Technology for the purpose of advancing my career. The university is an excellent choice, especially for working adults. I found the courses to be quite challenging, yet at par with current technology trends. I studied at brick and mortar colleges and can honestly say that the courses are just as good or better than those courses offered at physical campuses. Colorado Technical University has physical campuses in Colorado(Colorado Springs,Denver, Pueblo), Kansas City, Missouri, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota; so the university is not just an online university. A word of caution: If you want a university where classes are a breeze and obtaining your degree is a piece of cake, then CTU is not for you. You will need to study and earn your grades just like any other good university. I have seen some negative reviews here, but for me it has all been an excellent educational experience and I am going for my masters at CTU. The bachelors degree that I obtained at CTU has helped me in my career, as I have been promoted to a management position on the systems analysts department! My advice to those seeking an online education is that if you are determined to succeed in life and obtaining a degree is one of your goals, than you will succeed no matter what school you choose , and CTU as your choice is no exception. Excellent univeristy.

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Good school, but one warning...
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2014
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My experience with CTU has been positive overall. I recommend the school's online degree programs. I do have to warn though, that once you start a program there, you should not take a break from the program, because you will be considered to have withdrawn from the school and upon returning, you most likely will be put in a new program that will have new requirements, which will require you to take additional courses. That is what happened to me and I ended up having to take 6 more courses that cost me thousands of additional dollars and I only missed one session.

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Not really worth it
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Degree: Psychology, General
Graduation Year: 2014
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When I first decided to attend CTU Online, I initially made the decision because at the time, I thought it was the only thing I could do. I honestly feel that it was mistake and that some sort of local, community college would have been more beneficial for me. For the absurd price I paid to basically just watch powerpoint presentations for classes, I would definitely say that it is not worth it at all. The quality of the programs are sub-par and I feel that the overall expectations for this school are considerably low. For my particular program, a great deal of my credits transferred to the university I was recently accepted into, so I suppose that's a significant plus but overall, I would not recommend taking classes with CTU Online.

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Bad Choice
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Degree: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2017
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Had I been made aware at the onset that CTU was going to incorporate a computer based learning program that was in it's experimental stages, I would have chosen another school. This software, "intellipath" is a horrid program that has so many flaws, I am seeking another school. Other than that, I enjoyed this school and it's method of teaching. I found no support from my Student Success Coach, "Joseph Kondras", and actually found him to be adversarial. Maybe after a few years they might have the bugs worked out, till then I would not recommend this learning institution.

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Set up to fail
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Degree: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2014
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5.5 weeks per course?! how can you learn anything when everything is rushed? Oh and the capstone, it should be called Please Belittle your Students. This school is more worried about making a profit. Please find a school that cares about education.

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CTU is not just another college, it's an Expere...
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Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2017
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I have been in attendance at Colorado Technical University for nearly two years. My experience has been nothing short of exceptional. I absolutely adore my academic counselor who takes the time to talk to me regardless how miniscule or gigantic my "problem" is. Financial aid and accounts department is absolutely wonderful at explaining my financial dealings. MUSE is the best learning resource, catering to my specific learning needs. Course books at CTU are free (thank goodness!), and the library is a wealth of information both internally and on the web. The career center is absolutely resourceful and the clubs are extremely informative and fun! My teachers are amazing! I have had positive experiences with each and every one of them. The expectations are very concise across the board. They are challenging and fair. My academic program is AWESOME! We are given 180 credits, which sound like double to the standard brick and mortar, but because this is an excelled learning pace, it goes by fairly quickly and in a way that I can absorb. CTU doesn't have "class rooms", we have real world on the job experiences through virtual labs and projects that help equip students for the professional world. My program is more in-depth than those of a brick and mortar school and covers more subjects within my degree program. I couldn't ask for the better body of community or a superior school.

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