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The Colorado State University System has three campuses, each with very distinct roles and missions. Use our specialized filters to review the key campus and academic differences between of each institution.

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2.0 4.0
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Colorado State University
  • Total enrollment of 30,647 students
  • High SAT/ACT scores required
  • Minimum GPA requirement is 3.25
  • Transfer admission guarantee with specific requirements

In Fort Collins, the System’s flagship, is a doctoral-granting research university with a student body of nearly 30,000. As the only land-grant institution in the state, CSU has been serving Colorado since 1870. CSU boasts top-ranked business, veterinary medicine, and journalism schools, as well as groundbreaking research in atmospheric sciences, infectious diseases, and clean energy technologies. In addition, the CSU Extension offices, in 60 of the 64 counties in the state, offer community-oriented education, research, and 4-H programs.

CSU-Pueblo
  • Total enrollment of 4,837 students
  • High SAT/ACT scores desirable, but not required
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 2.0
  • Community or junior college credits can transfer

Colorado State University-Pueblo is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, serving nearly 5,000 students. Diverse, intimate, and supportive, the Pueblo campus offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, education, engineering and the humanities. CSU-Pueblo delivers unique programs in mechatronics, railroad engineering and automotive industry management.

CSU-Global Campus
  • Total online enrollment of 8,677 students
  • High SAT/ACT scores desirable, but not required
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 2.3
  • 13 transfer credits required, can be from 2-year or 4-year institution.

Colorado State University-Global Campus is the nation’s first, independent, 100 percent online public university. Created to serve adult learners in Colorado and beyond, CSU-Global is committed to academic excellence, innovative and outcome-driven learning solutions, and career relevant degree programs. 

The Campuses

Colorado State University

In Fort Collins, the System’s flagship, is a doctoral-granting research university with a student body of nearly 30,000. As the only land-grant institution in the state, CSU has been serving Colorado since 1870. CSU boasts top-ranked business, veterinary medicine, and journalism schools, as well as groundbreaking research in atmospheric sciences, infectious diseases, and clean energy technologies. In addition, the CSU Extension offices, in 60 of the 64 counties in the state, offer community-oriented education, research, and 4-H programs.

CSU-Pueblo

Colorado State University-Pueblo is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, serving nearly 5,000 students. Diverse, intimate, and supportive, the Pueblo campus offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, education, engineering and the humanities. CSU-Pueblo delivers unique programs in mechatronics, railroad engineering and automotive industry management.

CSU-Global Campus

Colorado State University-Global Campus is the nation’s first, independent, 100 percent online public university. Created to serve adult learners in Colorado and beyond, CSU-Global is committed to academic excellence, innovative and outcome-driven learning solutions, and career relevant degree programs.