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Colorado State University

 

#2 in the USA in international students' overall satisfaction
(International Student Barometer, 2013)

CSU is a Carnegie Class I research institution with annual research expenditures topping $300 million - placing CSU at the very top of American public research universities.

Why study at INTO CSU?

  • #67 top public schools in the US (U.S. News & World Report, 2013)
  • "Best MBA Programs in the Nation" (The Princeton Review, 2011)
  • #2 US public university in obtaining federal research dollars (National Science Foundation, 2012)
  • Ranked #68 in the US and #152 worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012, Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
  • Top-ranked nationally in programs such as Veterinary Medicine, Business, Engineering, Statistics, Math, Earth Sciences, and Computer Science

 

If you're looking for a great education at one of the top universities in the United States, welcome to Colorado State University. You'll have a chance to work closely with internationally-known faculty in a variety of disciplines, and you'll have access to research opportunities and advanced facilities no matter where your interests take you.

Undergraduate Pathways


Undergraduate Pathway in Agricultural Sciences
Undergraduate Pathway in Business Administration
Undergraduate Pathway in Computer Science
Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering
Undergraduate Pathway in General Studies
Undergraduate Pathway in Sciences

Colorado State University offers progression to year 2 after successful completion of the pathway programme.

 

Graduate Pathways

Agricultural Sciences
Graduate Pathway in Agricultural Extension Education MAg
Graduate Pathway in Master of Agriculture
Business
Graduate Pathway in Financial Risk Management MSBA
Graduate Pathway in Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA
Graduate Pathway in Master of Business Administration
Graduate Pathway in Master of Computer Information Systems
Graduate Pathway in Master of Management Practice
Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Chemical Engineering ME
Graduate Pathway in Civil Engineering ME - Structural Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Civil Engineering ME - Water Resources
Graduate Pathway in Electrical and Computer Engineering ME
Graduate Pathway in Mechanical Engineering ME
Health and Human Sciences
Graduate Pathway in Student Affairs in Higher Education MS
Natural Resources
Graduate Pathway in Master of Tourism Management
Natural Sciences
Graduate Pathway in Master of Applied Statistics
 

Colorado State University offers progression to year 2 after successful completion of the pathway programme.

 

Direct Entry

Undergraduate Admissions

 

International student applicants who meet all direct undergraduate admission requirements may apply for direct undergraduate admission to CSU.

A list of four-year programs offered at CSU from the most current can be found in the CSU Undergraduate Programs

 

Graduate Admissions

A four-year baccalaureate degree (or international equivalent), a professional degree (such as BPharm, BVsc, MBBS, MD, DVM, DPharm, etc.), or an appropriate U.S./Canadian alternative degree, from a regionally accredited (US) or recognized (International) college or university, with a cumulative B average (equivalent 3.00 on a U.S. 4.00 grading scale) on the most recent baccalaureate degree or any subsequent graduate degree from a regionally accredited (US) or recognized (International) college or university, plus all work completed thereafter.*

OR:

A four-year baccalaureate degree (or international equivalent), a professional degree, or an appropriate U.S./Canadian alternative degree, from an regionally accredited (US) or recognized (International) college or university, and a 45-quarter credit equivalent graduate degree from a regionally accredited (US) or recognized (International) college or university, with a cumulative B average (equivalent 3.00 on a U.S. 4.00 grading scale) on the most recent graduate degree.

CSU Graduate Degree Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Entry Paths and Requirements

Colorado State University has created multiple ways for you to get admitted as an undergraduate student. Admission for undergraduate international students is determined by English language skill and academics. The entry requirements below are for the 2015-16 academic year. Please refer to the INTO CSU brochure for entry requirements for the 2014-15 academic year.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Direct Admission* Accelerated Pathway** Standard Pathway** Academic English

Academic Requirements

  • 3.25 minimum
    high school GPA
  • High school diploma
  • SAT/ACT preferred for competitive majors & scholarship consideration
  • 2.5 minimum high
    school GPA
  • High school diploma
  • Math 118 (College
    Algebra in Context II) or passed the Mathematics Placement Examination (MPE) at the equivalent level
  • All students must take the CSU Mathematics Placement Examination (MPE) upon arrival
  • 2.5 minimum high school GPA
  • High school diploma
  • All students must take the CSU Mathematics Placement Examination (MPE) upon arrival
  • High school diploma

English
Language Requirements

  • TOEFL 79 or
  • IELTS 6.5 or
  • PTEA 53 or
  • For 2014-15: Completion of Academic English
    Level 6 (minimum 80% in all graded courses)
  • For 2015-16: Completion of Academic English
    (minimum 80% in all graded courses)
  • TOEFL 75 or
  • IELTS 6.0 (6.0
    minimum subscores in reading and
    writing) or
  • PTEA 50 or
  • Completion of Academic English (minimum 90% in all graded courses)
  • TOEFL 60 or
  • IELTS 5.5 (5.5
    minimum subscores
    in reading and
    writing) or
  • PTEA 44 or
  • Completion of Academic English (minimum 80% in all graded courses)

 

Graduate Entry Paths and Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

Direct Admission* Accelerated Pathway** Standard Pathway** Academic English

Academic Requirements

  • 3.00 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Four-year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited university***
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
  • Satisfactory completion of an undergraduate degree
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
  • Satisfactory completion of an undergraduate degree
  • High school diploma 

English 
Language Requirements

  • TOEFL 86 or
  • IELTS 6.5 or
  • Some programs have higher minimum requirements 

 

Dates and Prices

Start dates: August or January or May

 

Cost Estimates for the 2015-16 Academic Year

 

Cost Description
Tuition
and Fees
Living
Expenses*
Books and
Supplies
Insurance
Total
Undergraduate Direct Admission (2 semesters)** $26,066 $13,503 $1,140 $1,600 $42,309
Undergraduate Standard Pathway (2 semesters) $30,335 $16,840 $1,200 $1,600 $49,975
Undergraduate Accelerated Pathway (1 semester) $17,445 $8,420 $600 $800 $27,265
Graduate Direct Admission (2 semesters)** $24,266 $11,768 $684 $1,600 $38,318
Graduate Standard Pathway (2 semesters) $27,700 $15,400 $1,200 $1,600 $45,900
Graduate Accelerated Pathway (1 semester) $15,975 $7,700 $600 $800 $25,075
Academic English (1 semester) $8,000 $7,700 $600 $800 $17,100
Academic English (2 semesters) $16,000 $15,400 $1,200 $1,600 $34,200
Pre-Academic Program (4 weeks) $2,350 $2,215 $200 $375 $5,140
General English (1 term/4 weeks) $1,920 $2,215 $200 $375 $4,710
College Year Abroad (24 weeks) $10,200 $11,935 $1,200 $1,600 $24,935
College Year Abroad (36 weeks) $15,300 $17,405 $1,800 $1,600 $36,105

 


All prices are estimated for timeframe described above. Total program duration may vary depending on academic credentials and performance.

 

*Living expenses are estimates. Cost may vary depending on the actual housing.

 

**All prices are estimated from 2014-15 and are subject to change.

 

 

 

 

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