An Invitation for Cincinnati Christian University Students
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An Invitation for Cincinnati Christian University Students

Emmaus Bible College (Dubuque, Iowa) is saddened to hear of the closure of Cincinnati Christian University (CCU) effective December 2020. Emmaus Bible College welcomes all incoming and current CCU students in good standing to apply for expedited admission to Emmaus Bible College for spring or fall 2020. Upon admission to the college, the following benefits will apply:

  • Emmaus Bible College will meet your Cincinnati Christian University net price after federal grants/loans
  • Accelerated application processing and no application fee
  • Acceptance of all credit hours earned at Cincinnati Christian University that apply to an Emmaus degree
  • Waived requirement that 50% of your program be completed at Emmaus

Emmaus has a wide variety of academic programs including:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Educational Ministries (Camp Ministries, Children’s Ministries, Ministry Leadership, Youth Ministries)
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Elementary Education
  • ESL Education
  • Health Sciences (Nursing, Pre-Professional Health Programs, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Paramedic, Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant)
  • Secondary Education (Business, English, Math, Psychology, World History, ACSI)

Emmaus is ranked as the #1 Bible College in the nation by Christian Universities Online and the #1 Best Value School in the State of Iowa by Emmaus is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and nationally accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). The college is approved by the Veterans Administration to provide educational assistance for veterans and our Teacher Education programs are approved by the State of Iowa for Teacher Licensure. Emmaus is a member of the Evangelical Training Association and the Association of Christian Schools International.

Emmaus graduates consistently find employment in their field upon graduation (94% placement rate) and many of our students pursue graduate work. Emmaus is affordable; virtually all students are eligible for institutional aid including generous academic and need-based scholarships. Many students also benefit from federal and state grant programs.

Located in beautiful, historic Dubuque, Iowa, Emmaus is situated along America’s River and provides students with access to boutique shopping, tasty restaurants, diverse recreational opportunities and many scenic vistas.

Interested students should contact our admissions team at or 563-588-8000 x1320. We are committed to working with all Cincinnati Christian University students as quickly and efficiently as possible to ensure a smooth transition to Emmaus.

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