Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$11,831

$29,732

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,038
Declined 5,281
Total Received 28,319
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Public

26,559

undergraduate students

7,437

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 33,996
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: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Denver
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Denver International

Colorado State University
711 Oval Drive
Fort Collins, CO
80523

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23.7%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Photography at Colorado State University
  • Outdoor Club at CSU
  • Biomedical Student Association
  • Criminal Justice Organization
  • Colorado State University Zoology Club

Top Events

  • Homecoming Weekend
  • Monfort Lecture Series
  • President's Fall Address and University Picnic
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
82%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
41%
500-599
41%
400-499
7%
700-800
9%
600-699
33%
500-599
46%
400-499
9%
300-399
0
30-36
20%
24-29
46%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline July 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.69

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,038
Declined 5,281
Total Received 28,319

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 76
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,300

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,426
Room & board $11,964
Additional fees $2,405
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,360
Total $26,355
Average Financial Aid - $5,300
Total with Avg. Aid $21,055
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Teacher Education
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computational Science
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Health
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fire Services Administration
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forestry, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Horticultural Science
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Information Science/Studies
Interior Architecture
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Music, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Nutrition Sciences
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Range Science and Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management
Social Work
Sociology
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
Wildlife Biology
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

33,996

total students

72.5%

in-state

27.5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

26,559
students

Female
53%
14,062

Male
47%
12,497

22%

7,437
students

Female
54%
4,053

Male
46%
3,384

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

22,388
students

Female
53%
11,681

Male
47%
10,707

16%

4,171
students

Female
58%
2,381

Male
42%
1,790

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%
Student 4 year graduation rate 46%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
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

1,710

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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