Colorado State University

Discover your potential at Colorado State University! Experience vibrant energy in a diverse community, fostering growth and innovation for international students.

Why CSU?

Colorado State University is a premier public research university established as the land-grant institution for the State of Colorado in 1870. CSU is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in education, research, and outreach for the benefit of the citizens of Colorado, the United States, and the world. The campus culture is driven by a desire always to do better and a vision to be the best place to learn, work, and discover. 

CSU has a longstanding legacy of attracting the best and brightest within Colorado, the nation, and globally. The University has eight colleges, and resident student enrollment is approximately 30,000. With 2,000+ international students and scholars representing more than 100 countries, the campus continues to adopt an international worldview. When these students arrive, they’re not alone; more than 20 percent of tenure-track faculty are international. Here's why students choose CSU:

  1. Academic Distinction: CSU is renowned for its exceptional academic programs and distinguished faculty members. With a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate courses spanning engineering, business, natural sciences, arts, and humanities, CSU provides a myriad of opportunities to explore your interests and passions.
  2. Innovative Research: As a research-focused institution, CSU invites students to engage in groundbreaking research across various fields. You'll have access to state-of-the-art labs, facilities, and research centers, offering valuable hands-on experience and a chance to contribute to global advancements.
  3. Supportive Community: CSU extends a warm and inclusive community to all. The International Programs Office provides comprehensive support, including guidance on immigration, cultural integration, and avenues to connect with fellow international and American students.

Programs and Opportunities


With more than 250 undergraduate and 75 post-graduate areas of study, there's something for everyone at Colorado State University. These programs are split among eight colleges, spanning the areas of: 

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Liberal Arts
  • Health and Human Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Natural Resources
  • Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

CSU places a strong emphasis on hands-on learning experiences. Many programs offer opportunities for internships, research projects, and industry collaborations. These experiences provide you with practical skills, valuable industry connections, and a deeper understanding of how your studies apply to real-world situations.

Plus, as a research-intensive institution, CSU provides students with unique opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research. Whether you're interested in solving global environmental challenges, advancing medical breakthroughs, or exploring social issues, you can collaborate with renowned researchers and contribute to impactful projects.

Student life: 

CSU offers nearly 500 registered student organizations. Join peers who love rock climbing or board games. Connect with others who speak another language, who obsess over politics, who share your faith. Or if that’s not enough (we get it, at CSU we are always starting something new), you can create your own club, too!

Students also have full access to an on-campus Health Network, Recreation Center (which features a 55-foot rock climbing wall), public transportation, tutoring, safety resources, and a whole lot more. 


The Career Center is your best resource for building a resume, finding networking and internship opportunities, and preparing for a career after graduation. Many international students also benefit from post-completion OPT, allowing them to work in their student Visa for up to 2 years.

Our Location

CSU is located in the city of Fort Collins, a dynamic community with a population of over 160,000. Fort Collins is a gateway to world-class skiing, hiking, fishing, climbing, and biking, and has an average of 300 days of sunshine per year. Colorado has earned a worldwide reputation as an area that offers an unparalleled lifestyle, and Fort Collins represents the very best of Colorado.

Renowned for its commitment to sustainability and environmental consciousness, the city and campus are a perfect match for students interested in eco-friendly practices and environmental studies. With a strong emphasis on green initiatives and sustainable living, you'll have the opportunity to participate in projects and events that promote a greener future.

Beyond the academic realm, Fort Collins offers a plethora of outdoor activities that are sure to appeal to adventurous souls. Whether it's hiking in the nearby Rocky Mountains, biking along scenic trails, or exploring the picturesque Horsetooth Reservoir, there's no shortage of opportunities to connect with nature and rejuvenate your spirit. Not to mention, the campus is just just one hour's drive to Denver, the international airport, and several world-renowned ski resorts.

Throughout the year, Fort Collins hosts exciting festivals and events that celebrate various cultures and interests. These gatherings present an excellent opportunity to connect with the local community, share your own traditions, and foster intercultural understanding.

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Number of students on campus: 29,085

Countries represented: 108

Residence halls: 15

Dining centers: 7

Tuition (average non-resident): $33,973

Scholarships (undergraduate): $2,000 - $12,000 (automatic)

DreamStudies Impact Scholarship

Students working with DreamStudies who are admitted to a degree-seeking, undergraduate program at Colorado State University will automatically receive automatic scholarship consideration for a minimum of $8,000, with the possibility to increase following a brief interview with Colorado State University*. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or equivalent.

Fill out an info request form at to qualify for the scholarship.

*Available to non-U.S. citizens only

This offer expires on 2024-12-02

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