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Colorado State University
student life at Colorado State University
  • Founded in 1870, located in Fort Collins, Colorado

  • Top 77 universities in the US and Top 175 Worldwide (Academic Ranking of Worldwide Universities, 2013)

  • One of only 40 public universities in the US with the Carnegie Foundation's Tier 1 Very high Research Activity and Community Engagement designations. 

  • Ranked #2 in the US in international students' overall satisfaction with their educational experience (International Student Barometer, 2013)

  • Colorado is the 5th Most Preferred State to Live in (The Harris Poll, 2013)

  • Fort Collins is among the Top 10 Best College Towns (American Institute for Economic Research 2013 - 14)

A Premier Public Research University

Founded in 1870, Colorado State University (CSU) is a top research university where professors receive many awards and grants for their research. Students often get the opportunity to be part of the research and apply what they learn in class. 82 percent of undergraduate classes have fewer than 50 students, which allows a high level of student-teacher interaction. 

Great Place to Live


The Fort Collins community is known for tis safety, clean air and water, many recreational opportunities, and reasonable cost of living. Fort Collins has over 300 days of sunshine and has the top level of air quality on the Air Quality Index, which allows students to enjoy many outdoor activities. 

27,034 students

2,000+ international  students

73 undergraduate degree programs

127 graduate degree programs

College of Business


College of Engineering

College of Agricultural Sciences


College of Health and Human Sciences


College of Natural Sciences


College of Liberal Arts


Warner College of Natural Resources


College of Veterinary Medical and Biomedical Sciences






student facilities

INTO Undergraduate Pathway to Colorado State University

At INTO CSU, international students join a supportive community that is committed to helping students integrate with ease into American university life while preparing them for degree studies.


INTO CSU's Undergraduate Pathway programs combine intensive language study, academic skills development and academic coursework in a carefully constructed program designed to move students successfully through the first year of an undergraduate degree program. 


The undergraduate pathway program consists of CSU credit-earning courses in language skills, math, and other subjects required of all university students. Form the first day of classes, Pathway students sutdy alongside domestic students in many courses. 

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