Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$11,814

$30,535

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,091
Declined 4,752
Total Received 28,843
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Public

28,641

undergraduate students

9,165

graduate students

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School Facts

Colorado State is a public university. Founded in 1870, it became a land-grant college in 1879, and was granted university status in 1957. Its 586-acre main campus is located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 37,806
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational

4,773-acre campus in Fort Collins (population: 165,080), 65 miles north of Denver. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Colorado State University
711 Oval Drive
Fort Collins, CO
80523

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
540
75th
640
25th
530
75th
29
25th
22
75th
27
25th
21
75th
29
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,091
Declined 4,752
Total Received 28,843

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

60%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,729

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,426
Room $5,659
Board $6,128
Additional fees $2,388
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $24,801
Average Financial Aid - $9,729
Total with Avg. Aid $15,072

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $27,213,167
State $12,117,459
Institutional $48,351,266
Other external $7,135,194
Total $94,817,086

Non-need-based

Federal $247,061
State $376,321
Institutional $16,546,287
Other external $5,643,377
Total $22,813,046
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 970 491-6321
F: 970 491-5010
financialaid@colostate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, baseball, bowling, climbing, crew, cycling, disc golf, equine polo, field hockey, figure skating, ice hockey, lacrosse, logging sports, rodeo, rugby, shotgun sports, soccer, swimming, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, baseball, bowling, climbing, crew, cycling, disc golf, equine polo, field hockey, figure skating, ice hockey, lacrosse, logging sports, rodeo, rugby, shotgun sports, soccer, swimming, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, basketball, bench press, bowling, bubbleball, combine, dodgeball, flag football (indoor/outdoor), floor hockey, Frisbee golf, futsal, golf, kickball, paintball, pickleball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, track, tube water polo, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball, wrestling

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Business and Management, Other.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management.
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General.
Applied Linguistics.
Applied Statistics, General.
Aquatic Biology/Limnology.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Brewing Science.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Conservation Biology.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Energy Systems Engineering, General.
Engineering Science.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental Toxicology.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resource Economics.
Environmental/Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Services Administration.
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management.
Food Science.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Forest Sciences and Biology.
Forestry, General.
General Studies.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Interior Architecture.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Landscape Architecture.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Science.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Biology.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Natural Sciences.
Neuroscience.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Organizational Communication, General.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management.
Political Economy.
Political Science and Government, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Range Science and Management.
Restaurant/Food Services Management.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Statistics, Other.
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other.
Sustainability Studies.
Systems Engineering.
Toxicology.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Water Resources Engineering.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.
Wildlife Biology.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Human Development/family Studies
  3. Health/exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

37,806

total students

72%

in-state

28%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

28,641
students

Female
53%
15,150

Male
47%
13,491

24%

9,165
students

Female
55%
5,067

Male
45%
4,098

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

22,937
students

Female
53%
12,117

Male
47%
10,820

20%

5,704
students

Female
53%
3,033

Male
47%
2,671

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 76
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Oman
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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