Assisting graduate students progress toward their academic goals
The CSU experience
There’s a lot to consider when you pick your graduate education, endless questions and hours researching the right program. Check out what Colorado State University has to offer and discover if you have what it takes to be a CSU Ram. If you can’t find the answer, feel free to drop us a line.
Take a tour of the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins, Colorado, hosted by CSU President Tony Frank.
Twenty-two of CSU’s graduate programs rank in the top 100 across the country according to 2014 U.S. News and World Report. The Princeton Review lists CSU among the best in the nation. CSU is recognized for its exceptional commitment to sustainability in Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll
The Principles of Community support the Colorado State University mission and vision of access, research, teaching, service and engagement. A collaborative and vibrant community is a foundation for learning, critical inquiry, and discovery. Therefore, each member of the CSU community has a responsibility to uphold these principles when engaging with one another and acting on behalf of the University.
Inclusion: We create and nurture inclusive environments and welcome, value and affirm all members of our community, including their various identities, skills, ideas, talents and contributions.
Integrity: We are accountable for our actions and will act ethically and honestly in all our interactions.
Respect: We honor the inherent dignity of all people within an environment where we are committed to freedom of expression, critical discourse, and the advancement of knowledge.
Service: We are responsible, individually and collectively, to give of our time, talents, and resources to promote the well-being of each other and the development of our local, regional, and global communities.
Social Justice: We have the right to be treated and the responsibility to treat others with fairness and equity, the duty to challenge prejudice, and to uphold the laws, policies and procedures that promote justice in all respects.
CSU was founded as the Colorado Agricultural College in 1870. It was one of 68 land-grant colleges established under the Morrill Act of 1862. The doors opened to a freshman class of 20 students in 1879.