Colorado State University

Colorado State University is a public university from Fort Collins, Colorado that offers 9 undergraduate and 25 graduate Pathway programs in 12 areas of study such as agricultural sciences, business, computer science, liberal arts, mathematics and sciences, engineering, and language among many others.

  • Average Tuition USD 31,560
  • Acceptance Rate 81%
  • Students 27,556
  • International Students 7.5%
  • Best State for Jobs #2
  • Total Annual Cost USD 52,454
  • Intakes January May August
  • Campus Setting Town

School Description

Colorado State University is composed of 8 colleges through which it offers over 150 undergraduate majors and minors, as well as over 60 graduate programs in areas of agricultural sciences, business, engineering, health and sciences, liberal arts, natural sciences, veterinary medicine and biomedical sciences, and natural resources. It currently enrolls more than 27,000 students, over 5,000 of whom live on-campus where housing and dining options are plenty. Colorado State University's Student Recreation Center has won numerous awards for its state-of-the-art amenities including an aquatic center, climbing wall, fitness studio, gym and track, workout spaces, outdoor spaces, and a tennis complex.

Colorado State University requires international students to take the SAT, TOEFL, and earn a 3.0-4.0 GPA before being admitted to its degree programs. If you are a student who does not meet these criteria, apply to an INTO Colorado State University Pathway program that will prepare you for academic life in the US and boost your English proficiency while earning university credit hours toward your degree program at Colorado State University. 

  • 01Located in Fort Collins, Colorado. High quality of life: #1 Most Satisfied and #3 Happiest & Healthiest City in America
  • 02#9 Safest American city to live in
  • 03#127 National Universities (top 3%). 23 Graduate Programs ranked in top 100

Pathway Programs

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Academic English

    USD 31,560 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Agricultural Sciences

    USD 18,510 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 1-semester Agricultural pathway program prepares students to enter into a range of bachelor’s degree programs including Horticulture, Animal Science and Agricultural Business at Colorado State University. Once completed, students will only have 104-107 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree. 

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Agricultural Sciences

    USD 32,190 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 2-semester Agricultural pathway program prepares students to enter into a range of bachelor’s degree programs including Horticulture, Animal Science and Agricultural Business at Colorado State University. Once completed, students will only have 88-95 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Agricultural Sciences

    USD 41,310 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-semester Agricultural pathway program prepares students to enter into a range of bachelor’s degree programs including Horticulture, Animal Science and Agricultural Business at Colorado State University.

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 18,510 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 1-semester Business Administration pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree programs in Applied Computing Technology, Business Administration and Economics at Colorado State University. Once completed, students will only have 104 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.  

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 41,310 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-semester Business Administration pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree programs in Applied Computing Technology, Business Administration and Economics at Colorado State University.  

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 32,190 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 2-semester Business Administration pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree programs in Applied Computing Technology, Business Administration and Economics at Colorado State University. Once completed, students will only have 88-90 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Dance

    USD 32,190 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 2-semester Dance pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree program in Dance at Colorado State University. Once completed, students will only have 86-90 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Dance

    USD 41,310 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-semester Dance pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree program in Dance at Colorado State University.

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Dance

    USD 18,510 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 1-semester Dance pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree program in Dance at Colorado State University. Once completed, students will only have 103-105 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.  

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    General Studies

    USD 18,420 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 1-semester General Studies pathway program prepares students to enter into a range of bachelor’s degree programs at Colorado State University including Agricultural Education, Early Childhood Education, Fine Arts and Hospitality Management. Once completed, students will only have 103-112 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.  

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    General Studies

    USD 32,190 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 2-semester General Studies pathway program prepares students to enter into a range of bachelor’s degree programs at Colorado State University including Agricultural Education, Early Childhood Education, Fine Arts and Hospitality Management. Once completed, students will only have 85-91 credit hours remaining towards their bachelor's degree.


  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    General Studies

    USD 41,310 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-semester General Studies pathway program prepares students to enter into a range of bachelor’s degree programs at Colorado State University including Agricultural Education, Early Childhood Education, Fine Arts and Hospitality Management.

  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Languages, Literature and Cultures

    USD 18,510 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 1-semester Languages, Literature and Cultures pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree in Languages, Literature and Cultures program at Colorado State University.


  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Languages, Literature and Cultures

    USD 32,190 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 2-semester Languages, Literature and Cultures pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree in Languages, Literature and Cultures program at Colorado State University.


  • Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA

    Languages, Literature and Cultures

    USD 41,310 Tuition Fee

    International Year One Undergraduate Pathway: The 3-semester Languages, Literature and Cultures pathway program prepares students to enter into a bachelor’s degree in Languages, Literature and Cultures program at Colorado State University.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 22
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 359
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 124
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 484
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 239

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 60
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    At INTO Colorado State University, we offer 9 different scholarships to help fund your studies. Whether you are applying for an undergraduate degree, graduate degree or Pathway program, there are a variety of scholarships available.

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    Established in 1870

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    Colorado State University was named among Forbes Magazine's “America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities” in 2014; and is ranked No. 2 in the US for international student satisfaction.  

    #70 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program (U.S. World & News Report 2018).

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          • Testimony
            2014-2016, Master's degree

            Organizational Leadership - Great Content so far!

            I am really happy to have chosen CSU for my masters in Org. Leadership. So far, it has been a great experience, and although only at the beginning of my studies, I have learnt a lot and have been able to systemize my knowledge and experience. It is a lot of work, but definitely worth it.

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            2008-2012, Bachelor's degree

            Proud to be a CSU Ram!

            I went to CSU for the theatre program, and it is a decision I do not regret! The campus, the people, they're all just amazing. I really was able to connect with the professors within my field, and other professors and employees on campus were helpful with my career path and any questions I had. I would recommend this university to anyone and everyone!