Teikyo Loretto Heights University

Teikyo Loretto Heights University

Teikyo Loretto Heights University, which is now known as Colorado Heights University, or CHU, was originally established in 1989 on the former Loretto Heights College's campus. The name was changed in July, 2009. It is a part of the worldwide Teikyo University Group. The campus is situated on 74 acres in Denver, Colorado.

Colorado Heights University awards the Bachelor of Arts, and Masters of Business Administration degrees. The undergraduate and graduate programs in business are offered through CHU's Okinaga School of Business. Several certificate courses are also available in English as a Second Language.

Students of Colorado Heights University publish a newsletter on campus. The university also provides opportunities for participation in sports like swimming, weight training, volleyball, ping pong, billiards, and tennis. In addition, students are offered housing facilities, health services, and academic counseling.

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Teikyo Loretto Heights University
3001 S Federal Blvd
Denver , CO 80236-2711
General Phone: (303) 937-4200

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Teikyo Loretto Heights University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts209English language and literature, general studies, diversity studies
Business and Management12international business

Number of programs and degrees for Teikyo Loretto Heights University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2061
Associate's degree21
Bachelor's degree132
Master's degree01

Teikyo Loretto Heights University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Teikyo Loretto Heights University had a total enrollment of 504 students (418 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 33%
Women 67%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 7%
20-21 8%
22-24 19%
25-29 20%
30-34 10%
35-39 10%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

Teikyo Loretto Heights University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 43 %
Part-Time 50 %

Teikyo Loretto Heights University Room and Board (2007)

Teikyo Loretto Heights University offers campus housing for 650 of its 418 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Denver, Colorado for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Colorado Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Teikyo Loretto Heights University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Teikyo Loretto Heights University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,970
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,970
Room and board $ 7,300
Room charge $ 4,000
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,300
Books and supplies $ 700
Other expenses $ 270

Financial Aid:
Teikyo Loretto Heights University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3289300)

Teikyo Loretto Heights University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Teikyo Loretto Heights University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
General Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies

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