Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

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You're limitless—we are too.

At Colorado State University, you’ll find students and faculty working toward something better—a better world, a better solution, a better you. Our students graduate to well-paying jobs in fields they love, study at 200+ graduate schools, and are known for their strong academic skills and solid life experience. Our hometown of Fort Collins reflects our energetic yet relaxed community. It’s hard to resist our accessible foothills and tree-lined streets: one visit and you’ll see what we mean.

Learning with purpose and proven success
CSU’s progressive academics engage students by tackling problems and issues they’re passionate about. In fact, 90% of freshmen report they’re “solving complex, real-world problems” here on campus. The University's limitless educational paths and challenging academics provide a foundation for the future in any career path, with 84% of our graduates in jobs related to their career plans not long after leaving CSU.

At Colorado State, there’s this energy we all share—this undeniable excitement for what’s next. And it’s a feeling you can only find here.



Ranked among the top 25% of national universities | Washington Monthly


Ranked among the top 11% of "Public Universities in America" | Niche, 2022


Fort Collins named the #3 "College Town to Live in Forever" | College Ranker


Ranked the #1 four-year college in Colorado |


Ranked among the top 30% of "Best Bang for the Buck" schools in the West | Washington Monthly

Discover Fort Collins

Home vibrant home
If you’ve read a “best of” list, you’ve heard of Fort Collins. With 160,000 residents and growing, people are flocking here to live, work, and play.

Stay and play
We know how to use 300+ days of sunshine, with 35,000 acres of natural areas, 48 city parks, 10 miles of river, and 315 miles of bike lanes and trails.

Spirit of adventure
There’s a lot to do just a short drive away from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains: summit a peak, reel in a big catch, or just lounge beside a mountain lake.

Real opportunity
Our entrepreneurial spirit, combined with a global outlook, makes Fort Collins a magnet for innovation, careers, and healthy, happy people.

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