Colorado State University – Fort Collins

Address:
102 Administration Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100
Phone:
970-491-1101
Website:
http://www.colostate.edu
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About Colorado State University – Fort Collins

Colorado State University – Fort Collins is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate22,221
 Graduate6,681
 Total28,902
GenderFemale52%
 Male48%
Student Age% Under 2573%
 % 25 and Over27%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time79%
 % Part-time21%
Race/Ethnicity% White76.0%
 % Black2.3%
 % Asian3.2%
 % Latino6.2%
 % Native American1.5%
 % Race Unknown7.4%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal14,685
 % Admitted81%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled38%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT29%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT91%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800620 / 800
 SAT Math510 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite22 / 3627 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,985
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$23,095
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid66%
 % Undergraduates with Loans37%
 % Undergraduates with Grants50%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,126
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,744
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,232
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Fort Collins Area

Median Age29.1
Median Household Income$51,446
Total Population142,332
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.8% 50.2%
 Age 0-950.7%49.3%
 Age 10-1754.8%45.2%
 Age 18-2450.4%49.6%
 Age 25-2951.2%48.8%
 Age 30-3952.5%47.5%
 40+49.6%50.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White89.8%
 % Black1.2%
 % Asian2.7%
 % Latino9.9%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,744
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$819
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50032.0%13.9%3.8%
 $500 to $74939.4%43.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99911.7%32.4%45.3%
 Over $100016.8%10.5%23.8%
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