Colorado State University
Colorado State University-Fort Collins is a public college in Fort Collins, Colorado and has been named to the Best 100 Online Colleges award list. Its online program features 12 online degree options. The in-state on-campus net price to attend is $17,439 and the per-credit hour charge is $428. The school offers on-campus day care, credit for military training, credit for life experiences, academic counseling services, career services, and more.
- Distance education:Yes
- Career services:Yes
- Weekend/Evening classes:No
- Credit for life experiences:Yes
- On-Campus day care:Yes
- Remedial services:No
- Full-time undergrad students:19,944
- Undergrad students over 25 years old:2,752
- Pell Grant students:5,919
- Online and distance education undergrad students:3,237
Students over 25 years old11%
Online & Distance Programs
Bachelor's degrees offered
- Natural Resources and Conservation(3)
- Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services(1)
- Legal Professions and Studies(1)
- Library Science(1)
- Philosophy and Religious Studies(1)
- Homeland Security Law Enforcement Firefighting and Related Protective Service(1)
- Public Administration and Social Service Professions(1)
- Social Sciences(1)
- Construction Trades(2)
- Retention rate for part-time students:53%
- Graduation rate for part-time students:50%
Military & Veteran
- Credit for military training:Yes
- Dedicated staff member:Yes
- Student veteran organization:Yes
- Yellow Ribbon Program member:Yes
- Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges member:Yes
Featured Programs & Degrees
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
The Anthropology degree program explores cultures past and present, human societies, cultural differences, and more. This unique program also offers three summer field schools in different locations. This is an opportunity for those interested in gaining experience to work in a collaborative environment.
Bachelor of Science in Economics
The flexible Economics degree program allows students to customize their degree to best fit their goals and interests. Students can choose minors in business administration, sociology, anthropology, gerontology, media studies, or political science. Coursework in this program will prepare students to think broadly and critically in a variety of careers.
Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies
The Human Development and Family Studies degree is interdisciplinary and customizable for the student. You can best focus your courses to fit your goals and interests. Students will be prepared for careers in early childhood, intervention, community outreach, family support, and more. This program requires 120 credits to graduate. To enroll, previous college credits must be transferred in.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The curriculum in the Psychology program provides students skills in written and oral communication, analytical and critical thinking, and teamwork. Courses will cover a range of areas, including: social, organizational, industrial, cognitive, and biological psychology, and psychological measurement and testing.
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business
The Agricultural Business degree is a unique program. The curriculum does not only focus on agricultural methods, but also on the economics, technology, and policy side of the field. Students will take courses in marketing, accounting, law, horticulture, natural resources, watershed science, and more.
Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration
This program will help those interested or currently working in fire and emergency services to advance to a leadership position. The curriculum will build on technical training as well as specific skills that administrators and managers need to succeed.
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
The Horticulture program has students explore both plants and business in a well-rounded curriculum focused on getting students prepared for a successful career in plant management. Students will learn how to identify and cultivate plants, pest management, finance, economics, and law.
All of these programs require 120 credits to graduate. To enroll in these programs, previous college credits must be transferred in.
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts
The Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts program will give students a foundation by combining coursework in communications, economics, political science, sociology, and the humanities. Students will gain skills in writing, verbal communication, problem solving, and analytical thinking. With these skills, students will be prepared for a variety of careers. This program requires 120 credits to graduate. To enroll, previous college credits must be transferred in.