Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$14,395

$34,255

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Public

32,211

undergraduate students

6,988

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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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 39,199
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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

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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 Neither

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Admissions Factors

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

79%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,772

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,874
Housing & Food $12,411
Additional fees $1,521
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $28,006
Average Financial Aid - $9,772
Total with Avg. Aid $18,234

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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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 yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports

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

Adaptive Rec, Alpine Ski Team, Badminton, Bags, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Climbing, Crew, Cycling, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Equine Polo, Esports, Figure Skating, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Foot Tennis, Frisbee Golf, Futsal, Golf, Indoor Volleyball, Logging Sports, Men’s Ice Hockey, Men’s Lacrosse, Men’s Rugby, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Ultimate, Nordic Ski Team, Online Fantasy Sports, Paintball, Pickleball, Rodeo, Sand Volleyball, Shotgun Sports, Soccer, Softball, Spikeball, Swim & Dive, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Tube Water Polo, Walleyball, Water Polo, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Ice Hockey, Women’s Lacrosse, Women’s Rugby, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Ultimate, Women’s Volleyball, Wrestling, Xbox

Majors

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

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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

39,199

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

32,211
students

Female
57%
18,211

Male
43%
14,000

18%

6,988
students

Female
56%
3,883

Male
44%
3,105

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

28,635
students

Female
57%
16,362

Male
43%
12,273

11%

3,576
students

Female
52%
1,849

Male
48%
1,727

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
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: June 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: March 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 Brazil
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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