The 4 Best Christian Colleges in Colorado for 2024


The editors at Lord’s Library have compiled this list of the best Christian colleges in Colorado to save you the search.

Searching for the best Christian colleges in Colorado can involve a fair bit of research with a number of options across the state. According to Pew Research Center’s 2014 Religious Landscape Study, the religious composition of Christian adults in the state is 64 percent. Colorado’s Christian higher learning landscape includes colleges and universities with varying degrees of religious study, as well as a dedicated Bible college for a scripture-first approach.

Choosing the institution that is right for you will largely depend on your spiritual and educational goals. It’s with this in mind that our editors assembled this list of the best Christian colleges in Colorado to consider. Each entry includes the school’s location and a brief “From the institution” description to give you a high-level overview of the college and save you time. Simply click the college name or logo to go direct to the institution’s website if you want to learn more.

Note: The best Christian colleges in Colorado are ranked in alphabetical order.

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The Best Christian Colleges in Colorado

Colorado Christian UniversityColorado Christian University

Location: Lakewood, CO

From the institution: “Founded in 1914, Colorado Christian University is the premier interdenominational Christian college in Colorado and the eight-state Rocky Mountain region, delivering world class education to thousands of students. As a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, CCU is ranked among the top universities nationwide. The University currently offers more than 50 degree options for traditional undergraduate students through the College of Undergraduate Studies. Adult and graduate students have more than 80 degree options through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies and CCU Online.”

Fort Collins Bible CollegeFort Collins Bible College

Location: Fort Collins, CO

From the institution: “We exist to develop disciples of Jesus by providing them with a solid foundation of truth and equipping them with the tools and resources they’ll need for a lifetime of growth and service. We offer students an opportunity to graduate with an Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies after four semesters of study.”

Nazarene Bible CollegeNazarene Bible College

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

From the institution: “Nazarene Bible College exists to glorify Jesus Christ as Lord by preparing adults to evangelizedisciple, and minister to the world. Since 1967 Nazarene Bible College has fulfilled its mission of preparing men and women for ministry. Nazarene Bible College is one of ten Nazarene institutions of higher education in the United States. It is one of the two institutions charged by the denomination with the relatively exclusive task of preparing ministers.”

Regis UniversityRegis University

Location: Denver, CO

From the institution: “As a Jesuit Catholic university, Regis seeks to build a more just and humane world through transformative education at the frontiers of faith, reason and culture. As a university, Regis draws from wellsprings of ancient wisdom and explores new horizons of thought and imagination to pursue truth, strive for justice and cultivate beauty. In everything, Regis shepherds the development of the whole person in relation to the common good, asking, “How ought we to live?”

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