Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline July 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due July 1
Priority Application Due February 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 8,159 9,770 17,929
Accepted 5,734 7,660 13,394
Acceptance Rate 70% 78% 74%
Enrolled 2,045 2,542 4,587

Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.56 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(90% of Students Admitted to Colorado State University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 21 to 27
  • Math 22 to 27
  • Composite 22 to 27
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 27 27 27
Bottom 25th Percentile 21 22 22

Colorado State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Important
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Important
Volunteer Work     Important
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 2 2
English 4 4
Foreign Language 1 2
History 1 1
Math 4 4
Science 3 3
Social Studies 2 2
Lab 2 2
Electives 1 1

Colorado State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 25,590 (94%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,422 (5%)

Colorado State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($50)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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