Bachelor's Degree Programs

Whom the Program Serves

This program is designed for motivated, perseverant, and hard-working individuals who aspire to make a difference in the world.

Admission requirements of Bachelor's Degree

Applicants applying to CHU must submit the following:

Domestic Students
  • Official High School Diploma Transcripts: For recent high school graduates, official transcripts with final degree conferral date must be received by the beginning of the second semester. Transcripts must arrive at the CHU office in an envelope sealed by the institution or local national ministry of education.

  • Students who do not have access to an official high school transcript should provide a signed statement that they have obtained a high school diploma, together with the date and place they graduated from high school.

  • Official GED transcripts

International Students
  • Official High School Diploma Transcripts: For recent high school graduates, official transcripts with final degree conferral date must be received by the beginning of the second semester. Transcripts must arrive at the CHU office in an envelope sealed by the institution or local national ministry of education. All transcripts must be in English, or, if transcripts are in a non- English language, an English translation must be provided.

  • A signed affidavit: Students who do not have access to an official high school transcript should provide a signed statement that they have obtained a high school diploma, together with the date and place they graduated from high school.

  • Official Transcript Evaluation: Students who do not have access to obtain transcripts in a sealed envelope from the institution or ministry may submit an official transcript evaluation by an agency governed by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE) of the U.S. High School equivalency or the college-level courses they have taken. The official evaluation should be sent directly from the evaluator to Colorado Heights University. Depending on the transcript type submitted, the student will need to request either a general or course-by-course report from the evaluator.

  • Official GED transcripts

International Student Additional Requirements

  • English-Language Proficiency: This requirement is for applicants who did not complete their secondary education at an institution where English was the primary language.* Degree applicants must complete and submit evidence of English-Language Proficiency by providing evidence of one of the following:

    • Minimum TOEFL ® score of 500-paper-based, 178 computer based, or 62 internet based
    • Minimum IELTS ® band score of 5.5 or higher with no individual score below 5
    • CHU administered TOEFL-ITP® test with a score of 500.
    • CHU-administered ESL ACCUPLACER ® Reading, Language Use, Listening and Sentence Meaning tests with scores of 100 or higher on each test and ESL ACCUPLACER ® WritePlacer® score of 6.0 or higher. Those who score less than 6.0 may be placed in an ESL or other remedial program. All BA candidates must take the CHU-administered ACCUPLACER ® and a math exam, regardless of their scores on other tests, to determine placement in the program.
  • Color copy of passport and visa (if applicable)

  • Bank Statement: Must demonstrate current, liquid and sufficient funds in excess of or equivalent to the amount required in U.S.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's degree program applicants must meet the minimum English language proficiency scores and are required to pass the ESL ACCUPLACER® tests (or equivalent) at the scores listed in the table below:

Test Full Acceptance
Bachelor's
TOEFL®-ITP 500
TOEFL®-CBT 173
TOEFL®-Internet 61
IELTS 6
ESL ACCUPLACER ®: Reading, Language Use, Listening,Sentence Meaning and 100
WritePlacer ® 5

Disclaimers

Admission decisions are made without consideration of race, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation. Admission decisions are based on academic success potential (demonstrated by test scores and/or transcripts) as well as potential to benefit from and contribute to Colorado Heights University offerings. Fulfillment of admission requirements does not guarantee CHU admission; CHU utilizes a comprehensive admission review procedure.

CHU reserves the right to deny admission to any applicant whose behavior is deemed incompatible with the institutional mission.CHU does not guarantee transfer of credit prior to acceptance. Official Transfer of credits will be completed by the end of the first semester. Admission decisions may not be appealed.

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