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A One-of-a-Kind Community

One of our most valuable assets is our people. Their passion for improving lives shows in their world-class research and teaching. And their connections to the professional world bring a modern perspective to our programs that prepares students for a strong start after graduation.

Professor and two students working at lab bench
  • Asset 11 4,727 undergraduate students major in our programs

  • 11 undergraduate majors 3 of the most popular at CSU

  • Globe Icon More than 30 centers, institutes, and programs dedicated to research and community engagement

Connecting with the Community

Our academic programs, centers, and institutes partner with businesses and agencies in the community to provide students with research and outreach opportunities.

Where We Are

Ranked in the top 100 best places to live, Fort Collins has the perfect mix of the great outdoors, a lively arts and culture scene, and a booming presence in the tech industry.

Playing guitar in Old Town Fort Collins

Looking Back

For nearly 120 years, we have been teaching and researching ways to make life better. From our start in the 1890s as the program of Home Economics to today, with six departments and two schools, we have kept our focus on people.

Women leading a procession on the CSU Oval
Home Economics float from the 1930s
Historical photo of cars on the CSU Oval