Colorado State University

Colorado State University is a public university from Fort Collins, Colorado that offers 9 undergraduate and 25 graduate Pathway programs in 12 areas of study such as agricultural sciences, business, computer science, liberal arts, mathematics and sciences, engineering, and language among many others.

  • Average Tuition USD 31,560
  • Acceptance Rate 81%
  • Students 27,556
  • International Students 7.2%
  • Total Cost USD 52,454
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 18:1

School Description

Colorado State University is composed of 8 colleges through which it offers over 150 undergraduate majors and minors, as well as over 60 graduate programs in areas of agricultural sciences, business, engineering, health and sciences, liberal arts, natural sciences, veterinary medicine and biomedical sciences, and natural resources. It currently enrolls more than 27,000 students, over 5,000 of whom live on-campus where housing and dining options are plenty. Colorado State University's Student Recreation Center has won numerous awards for its state-of-the-art amenities including an aquatic center, climbing wall, fitness studio, gym and track, workout spaces, outdoor spaces, and a tennis complex.

Colorado State University requires international students to take the SAT, TOEFL, and earn a 3.0-4.0 GPA before being admitted to its degree programs. If you are a student who does not meet these criteria, apply to an INTO CSU Pathway program that will prepare you for academic life in the US and boost your English proficiency while earning university credit hours toward your degree program at Colorado State University. 

Pathway Programs

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Agriculture

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on agriculture and related sciences and that prepare individuals to apply specific knowledge, methods, and techniques to the management and performance of agricultural operations.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Biology

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Computer Engineering

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Computer Science

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Dance

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    A general program that prepares individuals to express ideas, feelings, and/or inner visions through the performance of one or more of the dance disciplines, including but not limited to ballet, modern, jazz, ethnic, and folk dance, and that focuses on the study and analysis of dance as a cultural phenomenon. Includes instruction in technique, choreography, Laban notation, dance history and criticism, and dance production.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Engineering

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Languages

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Mathematics

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Science

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking 11
  • Times World University Rankings 311
  • US News (National) 129
  • QS Rankings (Global) 484
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • Forbes (USA) 239

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  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    Colorado State University was named among Forbes Magazine's “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities” in 2014; and is ranked No. 2 in the US for international student satisfaction.  

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          • 2014-2016, Master's degree

            Organizational Leadership - Great Content so far!

            I am really happy to have chosen CSU for my masters in Org. Leadership. So far, it has been a great experience, and although only at the beginning of my studies, I have learnt a lot and have been able to systemize my knowledge and experience. It is a lot of work, but definitely worth it.

          • 2008-2012, Bachelor's degree

            Proud to be a CSU Ram!

            I went to CSU for the theatre program, and it is a decision I do not regret! The campus, the people, they're all just amazing. I really was able to connect with the professors within my field, and other professors and employees on campus were helpful with my career path and any questions I had. I would recommend this university to anyone and everyone!