Colorado State University-Fort Collins

Fort Collins, CO

Questions and Answers

Roane L.
1 day ago
Are track and field practices ongoing throughout the year, or more focused on season-only?
Isabella L.
13 days ago
What services do you provide for students that currently have a 504 plan in high school?
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Hi Isabella, The Student Disability Center (SDC) at our university is a great resource for students with learning disabilities who need accommodations. There are alternative testing accommodations, accessible text accommodation, note-taking accommodations, and more. You can read about accommodations here: Please contact the SDC via email at if you have questions!
Riley S.
22 days ago
Where can I find more information about your on-campus housing accommodations?
Riley S.
27 days ago
Where can I find more information about your school's application requirements?
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Hello Riley! Here is a link that walks you through everything that a first-year applicant needs to do in order to successfully apply to CSU. It includes everything from what you need to submit to what CSU looks for to when you should apply. Basically, this serves as your survival guide to applying. If you have any questions after reviewing this, though, don't be afraid to reach out to your Admissions Counselor! Here is the link:
Alyssa H.
27 days ago
Does your school require for freshmen to live on Campus?
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Hello Alyssa! In short, yes, CSU does require freshmen to live on campus. There is more information about this in the link that I'll attach, but there are a few exceptions to the live-on requirement. Here is a link to housing that gives more information about living on campus and how to apply for the residence halls:
Kaleyah S.
1 month ago
What is the ethnicity breakdown of your school’s student population?
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Hi Kaleyah, This is a great question! 26% of our undergraduate students identify as an ethnic minority. If you want specific statistics about the ethnicity breakdown of the university, then check out this detailed report about the demographics of our student body:

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Least Selective (84% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

69% White
12% Hispanic
4% Multiracial
3% Asian
2% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Software Engineer81k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)78k
Mechanical Engineer70k
Civil Engineer68k
Project Engineer66k
Marketing Manager56k
Based on 28,847 student responses
54.5kAvg. Early Career Pay
97.8kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
52%in High-Meaning careers
28%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$30,622 / year
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