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Colorado State University Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Overview

Student Population
33,478
Colorado State University Fort Collins overview
Location Fort Collins, Colorado
Online colostate.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Colorado State University Fort Collins overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, Colorado State University Fort Collins is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 28,319 prospective students applied, and 23,038 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,218 enrolled in the school.  25,601 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,877 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $9,426 plus fees of $2,475. Colorado State is ranked 276 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Colorado State is rated within the top 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Colorado State University Fort Collins within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
Colorado State University Fort Collins overview
SAT 1070/1290
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.61
Applications Accepted
81.4% 
Colorado State University Fort Collins overview
Applications Due May 11, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Colorado Resident Tuition
$9,426
In State Costs for Colorado State University Fort Collins
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,475
Room and Board $12,430
Budget for Other Expenses$1,404
Total One Year Cost$26,935
Out of State Resident Tuition
$28,147
Out of State Costs for Colorado State University Fort Collins
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,475
Room and Board $12,430
Budget for Other Expenses$1,404
Total One Year Cost$45,656

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
64% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Colorado State University Fort Collins students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 15%
Work and Family Studies 10%
Biology 8%
Social Sciences 8%
Communication 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126818 IPEDS survey data for Colorado State University Fort Collins.

Current students may use the Colorado State University Fort Collins GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.