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Colorado State University

Colorado State University (Main Campus), Fort Collins United States
    • QS World University Rankings
      =431
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio8
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students1,547
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty3,115

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    Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College under the Morrill Act, signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln, Colorado State University is now among the nation's leading research universities and the “university of choice” for Colorado residents.Located at the base of the Rocky Mountain Foothills in Fort Collins, Colorado, CSU offers access to the natural beauty of the American west. Nearly 300 sun-filled days per year allow for plenty of extracurricular activities such as hiking, biking or skiing. CSU consistently ranks as a top tier university in U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of “America’s Best Colleges and Universities” and recently ranked #1 in sustainability for the “Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.”Our world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, environmental science, and biomedical technology attracted more than $300 million in research funding annually. Our professional programs in veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, journalism, agriculture, and construction management are ranked among the nation's best.Instrumental in our success are the faculty at CSU who provide an enriching and rewarding student learning experience. The approach — based on the land-grant philosophy — combines intellectual classroom pursuits with hands-on experience in the field and laboratory.

    About

    Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College under the Morrill Act, signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln, Colorado State University is now among the nation's leading research universities and the “university of choice” for Colorado residents.Located at the base of the Rocky Mountain Foothills in Fort Collins, Colorado, CSU offers access to the natural beauty of the American west. Nearly 300 sun-filled days per year allow for plenty of extracurricular activities such as hiking, biking or skiing. CSU consistently ranks as a top tier university in U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of “America’s Best Colleges and Universities” and recently ranked #1 in sustainability for the “Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.”Our world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, environmental science, and biomedical technology attracted more than $300 million in research funding annually. Our professional programs in veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, journalism, agriculture, and construction management are ranked among the nation's best.Instrumental in our success are the faculty at CSU who provide an enriching and rewarding student learning experience. The approach — based on the land-grant philosophy — combines intellectual classroom pursuits with hands-on experience in the field and laboratory.

    University highlights

    Colorado State University is one of the top Public universities in Fort Collins, United States. It is ranked #=431 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #365
    • 2014
      #=394
    • 2015
      #441-450
    • 2016
      #411-420
    • 2017
      #=386
    • 2018
      #481-490
    • 2019
      #=450
    • 2020
      #442
    • 2021
      #443
    • 2022
      #=431

    Ranking criteria

    26.8
    Overall
    19.5
    Academic Reputation
    20.6
    Citations per Faculty
    20.9
    Employer Reputation
    59.4
    Faculty Student Ratio
    10
    International Faculty Ratio
    6.6
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    26,464

    12%
    88%

    International students
    1,547

    43%
    57%

    Total faculty staff
    3,115

    382
    2733

    Total students
    26,464

    12%
    88%

    International students
    1,547

    43%
    57%

    Total faculty staff
    3,115

    2733
    382

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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