Colorado Technical University - Online Reviews

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Colorado Technical University - Online
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Avg. time to find work: Haven't graduated yet
% career related to degree: 57%
Average reviewer salary: $46,000

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 $30,000 % Degree Helped Career 64%
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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Degree: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Graduation Year: 2007
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First off, I graduated in 2007. Things may have changed a bit and it was in transition when I was studying. Almost all of the instructors were extremely helpful with only one exception. He was critical of everyone's work but the criticism was not constructive. It seems like they make a good faith effort to find instructors that work in the field that you are studying. I really enjoyed my time there and it assisted me in obtaining a position as a Criminal Investigator in a State Police agency in Texas. I was already a deputy sheriff while I studied at CTU

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Degree: Business Administration and Management, General
Graduation Year: 2014
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Colorado Technical University Online (CTU) has completely changed my life. I am a single mother of two children, one boy and one girl. My daughter is disabled and has an abundance of medical issues. My situation is very challenging and, at one point, I thought that there was no hope as far as furthering my education. Money was too tight to pay for daycare and the level of care my daughter would need. CTU gave me hope. Between the flexibility of online classes and the overwhelming support of the staff, I am now currently pursuing my Bachelor's Degree in Business. I couldn't have done it on my own. At CTU, anyone can become a successful student and brighten their future. CTU is the light at the end of the tunnel!

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Degree: International Business, Trade, and Tax Law
Graduation Year: 2010
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Excellent experience! I graduated in 2010 and my career took off. I could not have done it without CTU. I found all of the coursework to be relevant, challenging, and interesting. For those of you who rate CTU low, all I can say is that any college or university is what you make of it. If you give 10%, then you get 10%. Likewise, if you give 100% you get 100%. So if you are upset with CTU because they didn't just hand you a degree, then you need to step back and look at you and your performance. I bet what you will find is your lack of commitment, drive, and willingness to work hard led to your disappointment.

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Great Value, Good School
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Degree: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Graduation Year: 2014
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I just graduated from CTU with eMBA degree. Looking back on experience, I would confidently say that if I had to do it again, I would repeat this experience. You might read other people reviews, and some say that they have not learn much, or five week of classes was too short. Let me tell you, this is not easy, do not expect to get degree for just login on to the class portal. For me, I spend on average 25 to 30 hours per week to keep up with assignments and learning. Let’s be honest, as with any graduate studies, you are in charge of your education, the teachers are here to guide you, and answer questions on a material you have a problem with. All my teachers in this program had PhD’s in their related fields. Also most of them currently working in an industry, and not just academia, so there was an additional value for me to see how theory applied to the real life. I never had teacher that would not reply to my email within 24 hours, also they all gave students their phone number in case we need to talk with them on a phone. As far as a cost, I found this school most cost effective. My undergrad degree is in science, so to get MBA, I had to have business prerequisites. To make story short, I had to take four additional labs, which CTU provided for me without additional cost (free). At the end, before you sign up for online, or traditional school, keep in mind, it is a hard work, and most of all it requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment. Unfortunately, no pain no gain.

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Sad Day, Sad School
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Degree: Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Graduation Year: 2017
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I attended CTU online for 6 months. I received a 3.95 GPA with the 6 classes I finished. I spent $10,000. I didn't learn anything that I didn't already know. If I pay for education I expect knowledge that is actually beneficial, not a review of boring high school. Financial aid provided incorrect information about employer reimbursement which had a drastic affect on my finances. Very hard to work with 9 different departments when they all represent the same school. Having to ask student accounts for an invoice is stupid when financial aid should be handling it. Just the run around bullshit any greedy company would do. Glad I am no longer attending here....the internet is more helpful

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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2013
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Colorado Tech was really helpful when I had any issues and the professors were always willing to assist if needed. I actually had my laptop crash the day I had a final due, but my professor gave me an extention to get it completed and turned in.

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Best online University ever!!!
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Degree: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Graduation Year: 2016
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This is a college that I have been referring to all of my friends. I have never had such support with any other college whether online or in class. They push you to do your best and follow up to show that they really care about your goals in life. I love this experience even in the hard times it is better than the rest in my opinion

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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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