Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA

Fort Collins, USA

  • 1870

    Established
  • 2000

    International Students
  • 29

    No. of Programs
  • 442

    QS World University Rankings
  • Yes

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is a public educational institution located in Fort Collins. The university is considered as one of the nation’s top public research universities on the rise. Colorado State University uses a semester-based academic calendar to infuse quality education to aspirants. It has been ranked 166 in the edition of Best Colleges for the year 2020. The university offers 70 majors with 140 concentrations, pre-professional advising and 80 minors. The award-winning faculty at  Colorado State University imparts education to the students in a variety of subjects, including robotics, engineering, medicine and more.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Stretched across 4,773 acres of land the campus of Colorado State University is equipped with top-notch facilities. It provides 150 courses in eight colleges. Colorado State University provides modern amenities that include spacious classrooms, research labs, halls, library, laboratories, coffee shops, bookstore, transit centre, accommodation and much more. The university also provides sports and athletic facilities such as a stadium, playground, recreation centre, sports club, equipment and gymnasium that break the monotony of academics and help students to focus on learning outside the classroom. 

Accomplishments & Alumni 

Colorado State University offers learning communities with structured integration of co-curricular and curricular learning. The university provides an academically-focused and supportive environment that empower students and help them in developing adequate skills. The research community of Colorado State University is highly proficient and innovative. The university timely organises rewards and recognition that lends motivation to students and encourages them to put their best foot forward. Colorado State University is concerned with the safety of students and monitors their rights and responsibilities closely. Students of Colorado State University learn to channelise their potential that opens up the door for multiple career opportunities all across the globe.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Colorado State University believes in increasing the diversity of students on campus as it provides an effective learning environment. The university welcomes students from all across the world and is known for its record-breaking diversity. Colorado State University is equipped with numerous diversity offices that concentrate on creating a smooth multi-cultural experience for international students. The university guides and directs students in the right direction and provides them with a friendly habitat. Colorado State University offers career opportunities and counselling. Students seeking to establish a successful career in the desired field can participate in career advising events in order to expand their perspective and grow profoundly. Students from Colorado State University undergo a holistic development of mind and personality that help them in growing both, personally and professionally.

COVID-19 Response 

CSU has been committed to serving the society for over 150 years and has grown stronger to support the world during any adverse situation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, CSU has been adapting to the new and innovative format of learning and research programmes and committed to ensuring that no CSU student is deprived of quality education. The latest update form CSU for the 2021 session is as follows:

Spring 2021 Schedule

The spring 2021 term has been divided into phases as mentioned below:

  • Phase 1 (January 19-22):  All courses will begin online.

  • Phase 2 (January 25): Selected high priority courses will be conducted 100% in-person.

  • Phase 3: (Early February): Update on status of course transition from 100% remote to hybrid based on Larimer County Public Health guidelines.

On-campus Residence Facilities 

CSU housing facility is available from mid-January 2021. The students are moving in must follow the guidelines mentioned below:

  • COVID- 19 screening is mandatory upon arrival on the main campus and before residence hall check-in.

  • Non-resident guests are prohibited including residents of other buildings and family members.

  • All members are required to maintain a physical distance of 6 feet and wear a mask.

  • To ensure the safety and well-being of every member, the university is keeping track of everyone in terms of symptoms and testing undertaken

  • According to the guidelines, it is mandatory for students who return to the residence halls to remain in quarantine during the first two weeks of their return to the university.

  • In case, a student tests positive for COVID-19, he/she will be moved to another location for isolation under the Centers for Disease Control protocol. 

Colorado State University Facts & Highlights

Type of University 

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $31,962 (2021-22)

Masters: $31,108 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring & Summer 

Average GPA Requirement

3.00

Average Exam Score Requirement

TOEFL (IBT): 72

IELTS: 6.0

Duolingo: 100 

GRE (Verbal+Quantitative): 305

GMAT  is  not required by the College of Business

CSU does not require ACT or SAT test scores

Admission Requirements

LOR, SOP, Academic Transcript 

Admissions Deadlines

Fall - Early Action: December 31; Regular Decision: February 1

Spring - Regular Decision: November 1

Summer - Begins in May

Percentage of International Students

6%

Size of Campus (in acres)

4,773

Alumni Worldwide 

240k+

Female to Male Ratio

53 : 47

Average Salary after 10 Years

$45,533 (Annual)

Colorado State University Rankings 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA 

201- 300

201- 300

201- 300

QS - World University Ranking

431 

443

442

450 

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking

351- 400

201-300

201-300

201-300

US News & World Report - Global Universities

NA 

280

266

266

US News & World Report - National University Ranking

148  

153

166

140

Colorado State University Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked by  

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS- Business & Management 

NA 

501-550

401- 450 

351- 400

QS - Global MBA

121- 130 

111-120

87

NA  

THE (Times Higher Education) -  Business and Economics

401- 500

401- 500

401- 500

401- 500

Computer Science 

Ranked  by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

QS- Computer Science & Information System 

NA 

451- 500

501- 550 

501-550

THE (Times Higher Education) - Computer Science

601- 800

401-500

401-500

301-400

Engineering 

Ranked by  

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA 

389

370

356 

QS - Engineering (Mechanical) 

NA 

451-500

NA  

NA 

QS- Engineering (Chemical) 

NA  

351- 400

301- 350 

NA 

QS- Engineering (Electrical & Electronics)  

NA  

401- 450

401-450

351- 400

THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering and Technology

301- 400

501-600

501-600

301-4

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Programs

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  • MS in Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 3,800

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 16,76,700

  • M.B.A

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 3,800

    • Duration

      21 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 16,25,400

  • MS in Construction Management

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 3,800

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      INR 16,76,700

  • Master of Accountancy (M.Acc)

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 3,800

    • Duration

      9 Month

      Tuition Fee

      INR 25,24,200

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA Scholarship

Scholarships for New First-Year International Students

International students enrolled in the first year of studies at Colorado State University (CSU) are considered for the scholarship discussed below:

Honours Scholarship

It is the scholarship awarded to first-year students who are enrolled in the Honors programme at the Colorado State University. The student must be enrolled in the first year of studies at the CSU. The applicant must not have attended any college or university after high school before getting enrolled at Colorado State.

The student must be seeking a degree at the CSU main campus and should not be enrolled in CSU online courses to receive the scholarship. 

Also, the scholarship is only available for the fall term. It is not awarded to students enrolled for the spring or summer session.

Scholarship Amount

The value of an Honors Scholarship is $4,000 ($1,000 per year).

How to Apply? 

There is no need to fill in a separate application for the scholarship. Outstanding students are automatically considered for the scholarship. 

Students who are selected for the award are notified via email and one can check the notifications on the Financial Aid Awards page of RAMweb.

RAMweb is an online portal that provides access to financial information, application status, registration, personal records and more for new students at CSU. 

Application Deadline 

To be considered for this scholarship, a complete Honors application must be submitted by February 1st.

Scholarship Based on Admissions Application

International students seeking admission for the Spring or Fall term at CSU are considered for some scholarships based on their admission application form.

It is a merit-based scholarship and the academic performance is used to determine whether the applicant is eligible to receive the scholarship or not. The test score of ACT and SAT is optional. However, the other eligibility criteria that a student must meet to receive the scholarship is as follows:

  • Must be enrolled in full-time studies.

  • Must be a new student enrolled in the first year of studies.

  • Must not be enrolled for admission for the summer term.

  • Must not be enrolled in any other college or university after high school before getting enrolled at CSU.

How to Apply? 

The applicant must send the complete application form along with the transcript, essay, letter of recommendation and processing fee to be considered for scholarship. Also, one must meet the specific academic requirements defined by the College.

Application Deadline 

Check the application deadline date in the following table:

Term 

Application Deadline 

Fall 

February 1 

Spring 

November 1 

The scholarship notification is sent to the candidate in the period between mid-October to March.

Campus Location

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 USA

http://www.colostate.edu/info-contact.aspx | (970) 491-6909 | admissions@colostate.edu

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