25,903
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,635
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Colorado State University is a University institution located in Fort Collins, CO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Ammons Hall (1062)
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1062
United States
Contact Kelly Nolin
Associate Director of Admission, Recruitment and Outreach
Email: admissions@colostate.edu
Phone: 970-491-6909
Fax: 970-491-7799

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Animal Sciences Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations Checkmark
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Range Science And Management Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Conservation Biology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Wildlife Biology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Science Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Environmental Health Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/global Studies Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Forest Sciences And Biology Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation Checkmark
Water, Wetlands, And Marine Resources Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23,137
Applied
19,116
Accepted
25,903
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

12,881
Females Applied
10,837
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

10,256
Males Applied
8,279
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.62
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st September 15th
Other early decision plan December 1st February 1st Yes
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 560 650
SAT Math 540 650
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,426
In-state
27,327
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,405
Full-time student fees
11,964
Room & board
5,746
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,635
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,572
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,003
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,583
Avg. Loan Aid
4,971
Avg. Grant Aid
8,223
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
92% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

25,903
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.41%
Black or African American 2.45%
White or Caucasian 72.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 2.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 3.46%
Other 1.8%

Gender

Male (48.11%)
Female (51.89%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming Weekend, Monfort Lecture Series and President's Fall Address and University Picnic

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
CSU Photography Club, Biomedical Student Association, Outdoor Club, Criminal Justice Organization and Indian Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

2,164
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,318
Part-time - 846
Male - 1,165
Female - 999