Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Graduate School website

A Message from Dean Hanzlik


Welcome to the Graduate School website at Colorado State University where the synergy from outstanding students, world-class teaching, artistry, and research comes together to produce future leaders and a top-ranked educational experience for our graduates. More than 4,000 students from around the world are enrolled in over 100 disciplinary and interdisciplinary doctoral, master’s, and professional degree programs. What makes a Colorado State University degree program unique is that our students are mentored by and study and work alongside CSU’s world-class faculty as they create and actively share their cutting-edge knowledge and skills.

The Graduate School provides the leadership for graduate education, ensuring the highest program standards, and enhancing and strengthening the student experience by providing a range of innovative recruitment, retention, and professional development programs. Working closely with colleges, departments, programs, and offices across the campus, our mission is to provide an experience that supports excellence in graduate education and student success while assuring a culture of integrity and a commitment to diversity in all its forms.

Colorado State University is proud to be known as one of the nation’s leading public land-grant research universities, acknowledged for its teaching and learning excellence, national and international reputation for research and artistry, and public service at home and abroad. I invite you to explore our website to learn more the Graduate School and the range of programs and services we offer.

Jodie Redditi Hanzlik, PhD

Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School