Colorado Technical University - Online Reviews

  • 317 Reviews
  • Colorado Springs (CO)
  • Annual Tuition: Not Provided
60% of 317 students said this degree improved their career prospects
62% of 317 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

  • Reviewed: 3/31/2021
  • Degree: Business Administration
  • Graduation Year: 2021
"Worse experience! Easy to obtain, lack of real knowledge. Financial accounts continously finds ways to create financial burden. Dont respond to emails. Don't assist students well. Low job prospects due to school. Got high remarks and grades, but no real graduate help. Cost extremely expensive! Be prepared for fees outside of what is quoted. Graduation fees alone are $150 and up. Written by current graduate 2021. I personally feel this was a bad choice of a school based on my personal experience. Please don't make the same mistake!"
Jacob m
  • Reviewed: 1/12/2021
  • Degree: Business
  • Graduation Year: 2019
"I worked at McDonald's and they had a program where you could enroll for "free". I take a couple classes and the course work seemed really simple and not college level. I hit them up trying to leave the school and they threaded me with debt and other stuff. They said I still needed to pay some out of pocket so I did for a few months but after doing research I found out this school was a joke and not very professional. So I figured just stop paying them and ignore their calls. Yup that worked they never called me again and I went back to the community College in my area. Tl:dr: school is a scam if they try to make you pay later ignore them they won't don't anything."
Emily Collier
  • Reviewed: 10/23/2020
  • Degree: Management
  • Graduation Year: 2020
"The coursework within my degree was well written and apropriately challenging. Professors were knowledgeable and approachable for the most part. THe most frustrating part about this program is that CTU does not recognize students in this program for achieving achedemic honors. I worked increadibly hard to earn perfect marks, and for no good reason the university declines to recognize top students in this program. Other universities do. Had I known I would have likely studied elsewhere."
Deborah Duarte
  • Reviewed: 10/23/2020
  • Degree: Business Administration
  • Graduation Year: 2020
"Colorado Technical University wasn't my first choice. I transferred from another college that shut down. I am so glad that I did, this school has given me the confidence that I needed to carry on since I was so disappointed in my other school. The staff the administration has always been there whenever I needed them, this was the best decision I have ever made. I am now getting my Bachelors degree and I am very excited ."
Lamont Jones
  • Reviewed: 10/19/2020
  • Degree: Information Technology
  • Graduation Year: 2020
"Please whatever you do, don't attend this school; especially if you're military affiliated. I attended CTU 2017-2020 and the VA was covering my tuition 100% or so I thought. The student advisors do not care about your success and financial aid does not do their own job whatsoever. I had to take it upon myself to contact VA my graduation month to figure out why my payment was not dispersed to pay off the balance on my account. I'm expecting for them to say the payments were running late; but come to find out my benefits were cut short the beginning of this year. Mind you I graduated in June and received no communication from CTU nor did they contact VA. I contacted the school October 14 because I'm trying to go back to school for my Masters (not with them) and needed to get clarification on how much per month it would be for a payment plan. The financial aid rep stated that he saw that I didn't need to pay and that he was going to contact whoever to clarify then give me a call back the same day. Here we are October 19 still with no information and can't eve move forward with trying to attend school because this balance is holding me up. Also, this school claims that they're here to help yet they didn't put me into the yellow ribbon program which would take care of issues that arose like this. I should not have to pay the remaining balance on my account because the CTU financial aid staff did not do the job they were hired to do which was ensure that students finances were good to go."
  • Reviewed: 10/11/2020
  • Degree: Information Technology
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"If you have a life, kids, busy schedule and a tight budget don't think twice about this one. I chose online because it gave me the flexibility and to what I read affordability. Upon enrollment my first counselor was amazing, set me up well...but then when it came down to her passing me to the financial department they explained that all costs would be covered through my Federal Loans, not once was anything said in either email or phone calls that there would be any private loans or that I needed to specifically pay out of pocket to them. Class wise it was terrible, my last few classes had to be repeated twice since I was randomly dropped before my finals forcing my grades to plummet. Another difficulty was that the coursework rarely matched the quizzes so extra research and learning had to be done. The beginning of 2018 I had to pause classes because I had became unemployed so I asked for my most recent transcripts. They specifically told me I could not receive them until I paid off my debt. I was dumbfounded, my 20k in Fed Loan? The guy proceeded to tell me no the 10k in debt separately for the college. I was floored. He proceeded to threaten me with if you cannot make any payment we will give this to the main debt collectors causing it to affect my credit. Which at the time anyways, I didn't have much credit I was 22. I stressed to them that I already have to pay $500 to Fed Loan on top of their minimum at the time which was $300. If I'm only making less than $1,000 a'd think I'd qualify for some sort of low income bracket or something. I ended up just hanging up in frustration. For the next two months I was constantly spammed with calls and emails. I eventually called back in March and requested that they send me all what I owe in the mail. They stopped contacting me up until this past month. They sent out an email saying the same thing about sending my debt to a collector and that they've been trying to contact me when I've only received one email this past almost year and a half now and I have yet to receive anything in the mail. I am now 25, 30k in college debt, with 4 years of college experience since I was forced to fail a few of my classes, yet I cannot finish my degree nor receive my transcripts until the debt is gone. Capitalism at its finest. So in conclusion, if you want to waste your time and money with no gain this is absolutely perfect."
Sean Jones
  • Reviewed: 2/21/2020
  • Degree: Supply Chain Management
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"SCAM!!!! SCAM!!!! This school is only looking to create more debt for you for their own personal gain. The degree does not ring any bells at the interview table. It’s a waste of your time and money honestly! Be careful and choose another school. Never trust a school that outsourced their work to call centers. They are for profit not for you"
  • Reviewed: 1/25/2020
  • Degree: Information Technology
  • Graduation Year: 2020
"Do not take ant online classes they are all the same and you just stress for 5 weeks and really learn nothing. Their IT classes are JUST project management. You don't really learn anything about IT other than business processes that can be applied to any field involving customer service. The online instructors are all full of themselves and lecture about how amazing they are. None of the material provided match the actual coursework so you HAVE to so a tone of internet learning on your own."
Sarnali (Sara) Shaw
  • Reviewed: 12/29/2019
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
  • Graduation Year: 2019
"Colorado Technical University is a for-profit institution and runs like one. While I can say that a majority of my professors were wonderful, there were a few situations that were awful and there was little help to resolve said issues. I would suggest thinking long and hard before attending any for-profit college."
  • Reviewed: 11/5/2019
  • Degree: Business Administration
  • Graduation Year: 2020
"I have been going to see to you for about a year my graduation date is February of 2020 all of a sudden my transcripts are not right I don't have a 2017 W2 I have sent all this information in and still they don't accept it whatever I do to try to help my financial aid out and not get kicked out of school is just not enough for them I was supposed to graduate in February 2020 for my associates my associates in science in Business Administration but looks like I won't be doing it now because I'm about to get kicked out of school within the next two weeks and I have my financial aid on hold so I don't even get a disbursement I'm broke I don't have any money this school is taking it all and I'm not even close I don't know what they want I can't do anything more so I am going to be looking for another school and hopefully I'll be successful I'm pregnant just learned I was pregnant one month so great this is just great I would not recommend this go to anyone the IRS has even told me there is nothing more that they could do because the information that they have is what CTU needs and again it's not enough I'm done with this place. I was going to stay in school to get my bachelor's and my Master's Degree as well but I can't even finish getting an associate's the hell with this place"