Colorado State University-Fort Collins

Fort Collins, CO, USA
3.96 Average Rating

Colorado State University is a land grant university located in Fort Collins at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Business Administration, Kinesiology, and Human Development are popular fields of study at this flagship university. A Student Recreation Center with a 55-ft climbing wall, an annual horticultural competition, and a the Venture Accelerator Program for entrepreneurs have contributed to Colorado State University’s rating as the #58 Top Public School in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
71%
Out-Of-State Students
29%
0
100
84%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1124
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2019
Other February 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
33,877
Total Number of Undergrads
24,280
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
45%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
71%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$16,777
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$12,058
Out-of-State Tuition
$30,780
0
100
82%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
52%
Average Aid Per Year
$8,127
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
534
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Denver
Fort Collins
Colorado Springs
San Francisco
Seattle
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
85%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$45,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.96 Average Rating
Colorado State University has given me the best college experience I could dream of. There are opportunities for anything you could imagine - and these opportunities are everywhere! Everyone is friendly, and all anyone wants is for each and every student to be successful in their chosen profession.
Bailey
A beautiful campus with dedicated teachers and students. Everyone is very passionate about their field, very friendly, and respectful of surroundings.We like to have fun but are serious about our life goals.
Katelyn from Fort Collins, CO