Colorado State University-Fort Collins

Fort Collins, CO

Questions and Answers

Benjamin B.
5 days ago
Does it cost extra to live in the CSUFC honors dorm?
Nathaniel G.
1 month ago
Does CSU Fort Collins have a checklist for transfer students to complete before applying?
Gideon R.
1 month ago
Does CSU Fort Collins provide financial aid for out of state students?
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Yes, we do! We have scholarships based on GPA, that you can learn about here:
Nathaniel G.
1 month ago
What kind of merit scholarships does CSU-Fort Collins offer?
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
There are some automatic merit-based scholarships, based primarily on GPA. We also encourage incoming students and current students to fill out the CSUSA (CSU Scholarship Application) each year to get access to major and department specific scholarships.
Ayantu y.
1 month ago
What grants can incoming CSU Fort Collins freshman apply for?
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
All incoming freshman are encouraged to fill out the FAFSA, and we will assess for eligibility for grants. There are some state grants for Colorado residents, as well as federal grants. You can contact the financial aid office for more information at
Rose G.
1 month ago
If I join the Honors program, am I required to live in the honors dorms?
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Hi Rose! You are not required to live in the honors halls as an honors student. You will be able to rank your preferences on the housing app!


Colorado State University is a public, land-grant institution in Fort Collins, Colorado, just one hour north of Denver. Fort Collins is a beautiful, mid-sized town located along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The area is well known for its 300+ miles of biking trails, local art and music, and quaint, local shops and restaurants. CSU is also a Carnegie R1 research university, offering 70+ majors and 250 concentrations in the sciences, arts, and beyond. The most-popular majors for the current class include Business Administration, Psychology, Zoology, Biological Science, and Health and Exercise Science. Please take a look around our profile, and reach out with any questions! Go Rams!

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
Public 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 Aid

Grants per year
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