Colorado Technical University offers bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees to students. The university has campuses in Colorado Springs and Denver, Colorado and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. CTU also offers its courses online. The university was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Colorado Technical University, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Career Education Corp.
4435 North Chestnut Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Founded in 1965
Colorado Technical University Unveils Newly-Redesigned Mobile App
Jan 25 16
Colorado Technical University announced its newly-redesigned mobile app CTU Mobile for Apple iOS and Android phones and tablets. Created to complement student’s mobile-centric lives, CTU Mobile offers users the ability to connect with the university, track grades and degree progress in real-time, and participate in courses from the palm of their hand. An upgrade to the university’s legacy app, CTU Mobile’s all-new user experience and interaction design reflects the principles of top-rated mobile applications and elevates industry-wide standards for higher education mobile apps. The extensive redesign expands upon CTU’s award-winning work in adaptive learning and reflects the university’s commitment to innovative learning technology that enables students to better fit education into their lives. CTU Mobile was designed to help students take advantage of their mobile moments, and in turn, find it more convenient to fit education into their lives. Current CTU students shared their challenges and the development team zeroed in on the areas which could make the most significant impact in their learning experience. In ollaborative focus groups, students defined which features and push notifications they wanted most making the app’s real-time updates highly valuable and relevant to each individual user. The newly redesigned app focuses on the area where students spend the most time the classroom. Other priorities include motivating students, helping students connect with the university, and preparing new online students for sustainable success. Key benefits for CTU students include: Learning Essentials: Whether students are waiting for a train or vacationing with family, they can play live or archived lectures, read and respond to discussion board posts, and submit individual projects from the cloud anytime, anywhere they have access to the internet. Real-Time Notifications: The anxiety of waiting for a grade is gone with the app’s grade alerts. Students receive reminders when assignments are due and notifications for class activities. Time Management: To-dos are organized by day and week so that students see what is due next and can plan their time. Plus, tasks and assignments can be added to a personal calendar. University Contacts: With one tap, students can email or call their professors, financial aid advisor, or success coach. CTU departments are listed with hours and contact information to make navigating the university less cumbersome so students can stay focused on learning. Degree Progress: Students can see their current grades, visualize degree progress, and celebrate milestones as they work toward earning their degree. Motivational messages from alumni and faculty are displayed in the app to help students stay focused on their goals.
Colorado Technical University Appoints Andrew Hurst as President
Apr 8 14
Colorado Technical University announced Andrew Hurst, a 30-year veteran of private sector higher education, has been named president of the university. He joins CTU from Education Management Corporation (EDMC), where he most recently was Vice Chancellor for Online and Strategic Operations for South University. Hurst will be based at the university's online campus headquarters located at Career Education's Campus Support Center in Schaumburg, Ill.