Colorado State University

According to the school, Colorado State University is one of the premier teaching and research institutions in the United States. Founded in 1870 and established as a land-grant institution, Colorado State is a fully accredited public university recognized for its excellence in academic programs from the baccalaureate to the postgraduate level. Our land-grant mission of teaching, research, and outreach means that we’re dedicated to service – serving you, our students, first. Colorado State offers more than 150 programs of study within eight colleges allowing you to shape a course of study that best meets your personal and professional goals. The University emphasizes the importance of active learning providing opportunities for field experience, laboratory research, internships, and study abroad. As a student at Colorado State, you will learn side by side with faculty mentors who are recognized internationally as leaders in their fields. Colorado State University is located in the center of Fort Collins, a city of about 144,000 people. Fort Collins provides a unique blend of big city advantages and small town friendliness. You’ll find everything you want – several shopping malls, hundreds of restaurants, multiple movie complexes, a regional cultural center, natural areas, and miles of bike trails. Close to campus are world-famous Rocky Mountain National Park, the Poudre River, and Horsetooth Reservoir. These recreation areas, as well as many others close by, offer endless opportunities for outdoor activities – such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, camping, white water rafting, and boating. And the city’s agreeable climate of 300 days of sunshine a year enables you to take year-round advantage of the spectacular surroundings.

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Student Life
Enrolled Students: 28,547
Student to Faculty Ratio: 20 to 1
Annual Cost
In State Tuition: $6,318
Out of State Tuition $22,240
Books and Supplies $1,126
Students with Financial aid:** 69%
  • ** Refers to % of students receiving some form of financial aid
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