Colorado State University – Fort Collins: Ranking & Review

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Fort Collins Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 64 97
Top 1%

Colorado State University - Fort Collins Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate83%81%84%
Applicants23,13710,25612,881
Admissions19,1168,27910,837
Enrolled undergraduates5,1242,3792,745
Enrolled total (including graduate students)33,08315,70717,376

7,753 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,052 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,190
Percent of students submitting SAT scores23%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
605
Math
595

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores4,411
Percent of students submitting ACT scores86%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
25
ACT Math
24

Colorado State University - Fort Collins Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,929 $43,437
Off-campus $24,287 $41,795
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,514 and other expenses per full academic year.

Colorado State University - Fort Collins provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 8,025 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $9,152 $26,660
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,243 $2,243
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $416 $1,333
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,917 $24,312
Fees for full-time graduates $2,118 $2,118
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $551 $1,351

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 719 311 1,030
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 558 199 45 802
Engineering 450 212 41 703
Social Sciences 420 31 7 458
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 363 10 373
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 277 68 17 362
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 331 18 3 352
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 306 20 4 330
Psychology 210 26 14 250
Health Professions and Related Programs 26 80 143 249
Visual and Performing Arts 190 57 247
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 133 106 8 247
Education 32 177 22 231
Natural Resources and Conservation 101 88 1 190
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 126 37 1 164
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 106 53 3 162
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 158 4 162
Physical Sciences 68 39 43 150
English Language and Literature & Letters 97 33 130
Mathematics and Statistics 47 38 7 92
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 85 85
History 69 16 85
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 26 3 29
Philosophy and Religious Studies 21 3 24
Architecture and Related Services 19 4 23
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21 21
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 12 6 18
Legal Professions and Studies
Grand Total4,9711,6393596,969

A total of 4,971 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Colorado State University - Fort Collins.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,998 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate69%66%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 82%
  • Part-time retention rate - 63%

General info

Alternative namesCSU
Founded1870
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff6,799
Instructional FTE1,811
Research FTE1,246
Public Service FTE155
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.colostate.edu
Address102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80523-0100
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone9704911101
Fax+1 (970) 491 7799

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