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Colorado State University

United States
  • Ranked 445 QS World University Rankings 2014
  • Ranked 281 THE World University Rankings 2013-2014
  • Ranked 280 THE World University Rankings 2014-2015
  • Ranked 394 QS World University Rankings 2013
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About Colorado State University

Colorado State University (also known as Colorado State and CSU) is a public research university located in Fort Collins, Colorado in the United States. It offers 150 programs of study across 8 colleges and 55 departments. In addition to its notable programs in biomedical sciences, engineering, environmental science, agriculture, and human health and nutrition, CSU offers professional programs in disciplines including business, journalism, and construction management as well as in the liberal and performing arts, humanities, and social sciences. The university has approximately 1,540 faculty in eight colleges and 55 academic departments. Bachelor's degrees are offered in 65 fields of study, with Master's degrees in 55 fields. Colorado State confers doctoral degrees in 40 fields of study, in addition to a professional degree in veterinary medicine.

The current enrollment is approximately 27,500 students, including resident and non-resident instruction students.

The Professional Veterinary Medicine program is currently ranked second in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and first in the country in federal research dollars. In the 2011 edition, U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" ranked CSU as #124 among public and private national universities and 60th among public universities.

Campus information

Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, a mid-size city of approximately 142,000 residents at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The university's 583-acre (2.4 km2) main campus is located in central Fort Collins, and includes a 101-acre (0.41 km2) veterinary teaching hospital. CSU is also home to a 1,438-acre (5.8 km2) Foothills Campus, a 1,575-acre (6.4 km2) agricultural campus, and the 1,177-acre (4.8 km2) Pingree Park mountain campus. CSU utilizes 4,043 acres (16.4 km2) for research centers and Colorado State Forest Service stations outside of Larimer County.

There are 325 student organizations and 34 honor societies at CSU. 60% of undergraduates participate in intramural sports while 5% join one of 19 fraternities and 14 sororities. There are 30 sport clubs, including cycling, baseball, water polo, triathlon, wrestling, and rugby. 300 music, theatre and dance performances, exhibitions, and other arts events take place on campus each year.

Fort Collins is one of Money magazine’s “Best Places to Live” and there are all kinds of ways to spend time. There are hundreds of restaurants and the Old Town has a vibe that few cities can match. Also there is a network of hiking and biking trails throughout The Fort to natural areas and scenic vistas.


Courses available 10

Accounting and Finance 1 Agriculture & Related Subjects 1 Applied and Pure Sciences 1 Business and Management 2 Computer Science and IT 1 Creative Arts & Design 4 Engineering 2


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