Colorado State University is a public research university located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The university is the state's land grant university, and the flagship university of the Colorado state university system. Colorado State University is one of USA's leading research universities with world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, and environmental science. It was founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, six years before the Colorado Territory became a state. The current enrollment is approximately 27,500 students, including resident and non-resident instruction students. 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.
Accreditations of the universities are from - Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board for Agricultural Sciences, American Council for Construction Education for Applied Human Sciences, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for business, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology for engineering, The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications for Liberal Arts, Society for Range Management for Warner College of Natural Resources.
Location & Facilities
Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, Colorado, is situated on nearly 5,000 acres of land, including the main campus, a foothills campus, an agricultural campus, and a mountain campus (Pingree Park). Colorado State also has 4,600 acres for research centers, Cooperative Extension offices, and Colorado State Forest Service stations.
Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff. Located north of the Denver metro area, CSU is less than an hour away from one of the nation's leading airports – Denver International Airport.
CSU also offers the breadth of resources and services a student would expect at a large university. Which helps in to connect with tutors, advisers, counselors and resource centers that serve a diverse population.
Adult Learner and Veteran Services
- Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center
- Black/African American Cultural Center
- Career Center
- Center for Advising & Student Achievement
- Computer Laboratories & Support
- El Centro
- GLBT Resource Center
- International Programs
- Learning Assistance (The Institute for Learning & Teaching)
- Native American Cultural Center
- Office for Undergraduate Research and Artistry
- Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarship Programs
- Resources for Disabled Students
- Science & Mathematics Tutorial Hall
- University Libraries
- Women & Gender Advocacy Center
- Writing Help
List of Departments
With more than 150 programs of study in eight colleges, Colorado State University offers a world-class education at one of the nation’s top research universities. Academic programs at CSU are among the best in the nation in quality, innovation, and achievement, with internationally known programs in infectious disease, agriculture, cancer research, atmospheric science, sustainability and clean energy, and much more.
Schools & Programs
Academic and Co-curricular Programs
- Agricultural Sciences
- Applied Human Sciences
- Liberal Arts
- Natural Sciences
- Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
- Warner College of Natural Resources
- Graduate School
- Online Plus
- School of the Arts
- School of Biomedical Engineering
- School of Education
- School of Global Environmental Sustainability
- School of Social Work
- Undergraduate Degrees in 65 fields of study (General Catalog or Alphabetical listing)
- Master's degree in 55 fields of study (Graduate School)
- Doctoral degrees in 40 fields of study (Graduate School)
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences)
- Applied Studies in American Ethnicity
- ASCSU Student Government
- Honor Societies at CSU
- International Programs and Study Abroad
- Leadership & Diversity Programs
- Learning Communities
- ROTC, Armyand Air Force
- Service Learning and Volunteer Programs
- Undergraduate Research & Creativity
- University Honors Program
- Women's Programs & Studies
Scholarships are gift aid and do not have to be repaid. Scholarships are awarded based on different factors including merit, financial need, and talent. They are awarded by institutions, governments, private individuals, foundations and community organizations.
There are numerous scholarship opportunities at Colorado State University. These web pages are designed to help you find, apply for, and hopefully, obtain scholarships to attend Colorado State University.
- Scholarship FAQs
- CSUSA Scholarship Application (CSUSA)
- Scholarships for Entering Colorado Resident Freshman
- Scholarships for Entering Non-Resident Freshman
- Scholarships for Transfer Students
- Scholarships Affiliated with CSU
- Scholarships from CSU from A - Z
- Scholarships for Studying Abroad
- Tuition Scholarship for Eligible Family Members of CSU Employees
- Scholarships Outside of CSU
- Scholarship Searches
- Scholarship Scams
- Scholarship Tips
- Sending a Scholarship Check to SFS
- Setting up a scholarship or donation
Intakes are Fall(September) & Spring(January) and deadlines are 1-May & 1-Oct respectively.