Colorado State University is one of the nation’s top research universities, offering a world-class education through more than 150 programs of study. Academic programs at CSU are among the best in the nation in quality, innovation and achievement, with internationally known programs in infectious disease, agriculture, cancer research, atmospheric science, sustainability and clean energy, and much more. CSU faculty tackle critical local and global issues, and provide an enriching and rewarding student learning experience that combines intellectual classroom pursuits with hands-on experience in the field and laboratory.
CSU is located at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Fort Collins, a city of about 150,000. Fort Collins is ranked one of the best places to live due to the low crime rate, clean air and water, and low cost of living, according to Money magazine’s top choices for American cities. Just an hour away from Denver, Fort Collins is the perfect combination of college town atmosphere and big city access. Approximately 25,000 students study on campus, including more than 2,000 international students from 110 countries.