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Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

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.

School Profiles: Undergrad International Transfer

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AT A GLANCE

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.

Proven Success
Limitless educational paths and challenging academics provide a foundation for the future. Eighty-four percent of our grads are in jobs related to their career plans.

Learning with Purpose
CSU’s progressive academics engage students by tackling problems and issues they’re passionate about. Ninety percent of freshmen report they’re “solving complex, real-world problems” at CSU.

Real Opportunity
In one word: progress. Our entrepreneurial spirit, combined with a global outlook, makes Fort Collins a magnet for innovation, careers, and healthy, happy people.


At Colorado State, 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.