Colorado State University

1062 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523 | (970) 491-1101

#124 (tie) in National Universities | Overall Score 45/100.0

Ranking Indicators

Colorado State University is ranked #124 in National Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank schools.

U.S. News Overall Score

Score: 45 

Score:  45

Graduation Rate Performance Rank (7.5%)

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Alumni Giving (5%)

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Graduation and Retention Rates (22.5%)

6-year graduation rate: 67% 

6-year graduation rate:  67%

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Undergraduate Academic Reputation (22.5%)

High school counselor score (out of 5): 3.5 

High school counselor score (out of 5):  3.5

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Faculty Resources (20%)

Classes with fewer than 20 students: 34.6% 

Classes with fewer than 20 students:  34.6%

Classes with 50 or more students: 19% 

Classes with 50 or more students:  19%

Student-faculty ratio: 18:1 

Student-faculty ratio:  18:1

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Student Selectivity (12.5%)

Fall 2016 acceptance rate: 78% 

Fall 2016 acceptance rate:  78%

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Undergraduate data are based on the 2016 school year.

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School Details

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2018 Quick Stats

  • In-state Tuition & Fees $11,632 (2017-18)
  • Out-of-state Tuition & Fees $29,140 (2017-18)
  • Room and Board $12,208 (2017-18)
  • Total Enrollment 31,856
  • Application Deadline May 1

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