Colorado State University

#502 / #154
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School

Public research university in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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About Colorado State University

According to Wikipedia, Colorado State University is a public land-grant research university in Fort Collins, Colorado. It is the flagship university of the Colorado State University System. Colorado State University is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". The university has been previously known as Colorado Agricultural College from 1870 to 1935 and as Colorado A&M from 1935 to 1957.

Colorado State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
28,843 84% 70% 1180 26

How Much Does Colorado State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$9,426 $2,388

How Much Do Colorado State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Colorado State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $53,400 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Colorado State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
28,672 23,357 5,315

Where is Colorado State University?

Colorado State University is located at 102 Administration Building, Fort Collins CO 80523-0100

How Safe is Colorado State University?

Fort Collins has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Colorado State University Known For?

Colorado State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Colorado State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Colorado State University's Most Influential Alumni?

Colorado State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Biology, and Chemistry. Here are some of Colorado State University's most famous alumni:

Jean Bethke Elshtain
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Yusef Komunyakaa
Yusef Komunyakaa
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Mark Mattson
Mark Mattson
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Jon Rubinstein
Jon Rubinstein
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Lane Kiffin
A Current Head Coach of the Minnesota Vikings, , Quarterback.
Rebecca Skloot
Rebecca Skloot
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Mary L. Cleave
Mary L. Cleave
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Kent Rominger
Kent Rominger
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Baxter Black
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Vijay P. Singh
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William Tietz
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Martin J. Fettman
Martin J. Fettman
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