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Colorado State University - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Colorado State University

Colorado State University

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Colorado State University Description:

Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Fort Collins, Colorado State University enrolls students from all 50 states and 85 countries. The university has a 17 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and high achieving students who want small classes and lots of faculty interaction should look into the Honors Program. CSU's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned the school a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In athletics, the Colorado State University Rams compete in the NCAA Division I Mountain West Conference, and the university made my list of top equestrian colleges.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 30,659 (23,252 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female
  • 87% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,313 (in-state); $25,166 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,126 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,776
  • Other Expenses: $1,988
  • Total Cost: $23,203 (in-state); $39,056 (out-of-state)

Colorado State University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 75%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 50%
    • Loans: 49%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $7,371
    • Loans: $6,054

Scholarships for Colorado State (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business, Construction Engineering, English, Fine Arts, History, Human Development, Journalism, Kinesiology, Mechanical Engineering, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Speech and Rhetorical Studies,

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 10%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 38%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 63%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Profiles of Other Colorado Colleges

Adams State&nbsp| Air Force Academy&nbsp| Colorado Christian&nbsp| Colorado College&nbsp| Colorado Mesa&nbsp| Colorado School of Mines&nbsp| CSU Pueblo&nbsp| Fort Lewis&nbsp| Johnson & Wales&nbsp| Metro State&nbsp| Naropa&nbsp| Regis&nbsp| University of Colorado&nbsp| UC Colorado Springs &nbsp| UC Denver&nbsp| University of Denver&nbsp| University of Northern Colorado&nbsp| Western State

Colorado State University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.colostate.edu/mission.aspx

"Inspired by its land-grant heritage, Colorado State University is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in teaching, research, service and extension for the benefit of the citizens of Colorado, the United States, and the world."

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