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Study at Colorado State University

Founded in 1870, Colorado State University or CSU is a public institution of higher learning located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The University was ranked 124th of 248 national universities in the 2007 U. S. News and World Report's rankings of "America's Best Colleges and Universities. "

CSU offers more than 150 programs of study across 8 colleges and over 50 academic departments. CSU has a main campus at Fort Collins, a veterinary teaching hospital, an agricultural campus and Pingree Park mountain campus. The colleges are:

  • College of Agricultural Sciences
  • College of Applied Human Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Warner College of Natural Resources
The official mascot of CSU is Cam the Ram, and the sports teams are nicknamed The Rams.

Profile of Colorado State University

Students attend Colorado State in Fort Collins, CO, a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Colorado State degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in science, family and social work, nutrition and exercise therapy, and conservation and resource management.

Colorado State Selectivity

Colorado State is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 490. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 510 and 630.


Colorado State has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 27, 569 students at Colorado State .

Student Life

The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Mountain West Conference.

Colorado State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 078English, liberal arts and sciences, speech and rhetoric, political science, history, economics, sociology, foreign language and literature, . . .
Business and Management753business
Science549biology, microbiology, animal physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, zoology, ecology, geology, . . .
Family and Social Work440family studies, social work, human nutrition, family and consumer science, food and nutrition, merchandising and retailing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy342exercise science, parks and recreation management, occupational therapy
Engineering322mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, engineering, chemical engineering, engineering science, environmental engineering, bioengineering
Therapy and Counselling221psychology
Engineering Technician208construction engineering tech, engineering technology
Education and Teaching165educational admin and supervision, higher education administration, agricultural teaching, technical teaching
Conservation and Resource Management149forest sciences, wildlife management, conservation, wetlands management, fisheries sciences
Medicine149veterinary medicine, veterinary sciences
Animal Science and Care144equestrian studies, animal science
Media138journalism, organizational communications
Fine Arts127fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering124computer and info science, computer engineering
Construction Trades91apparel and textile marketing
Landscaping and Horticulture88applied horticulture, soil science, horticultural science, range management
Mathematics72mathematics, statistics
Hospitality63restaurant and food services management
Agricultural Science and Management63agricultural operations, agriculture, agricultural economics
Religion and Philosophy30philosophy
Design29interior design
Medical administration28environmental health
Architecture and Planning25landscape architecture
Drama and Performing Arts15drama
Medical Support and Technology6radiographer

Contact: Colorado State

Colorado State University

102 Administration Building

Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100

General Phone: (970) 491-1101


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