The CSU System has three campuses, each with distinct roles and missions.
The CSU campuses serve the state, region, country, and world, educating nearly 60,000 students annually, and contributing to the world through research, thought-leadership, and the economic and civic impacts of highly skilled graduates.
Colorado State University in Fort Collins, the System’s flagship institution, is a doctoral-granting research university with a student body of more than 33,000, with one out of four students being first-generation scholars. As the state’s only land-grant institution, 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, providing services to all 64 counties in the state, offer community-oriented education, research, and 4-H programs.
Colorado State University Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive, federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, serving approximately 4,000 students – 47 percent of whom identify as a minority, including more than 25 percent Hispanic, and 31 percent first-generation. Diverse, intimate, and supportive, the Pueblo campus serves the Southern Colorado area offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, education, engineering, nursing, and the humanities. CSU Pueblo delivers unique programs in mechatronics, railroad engineering, and automotive industry management.
Colorado State University Global is the nation’s first, independent, 100-percent online accredited public university. With almost 19,000 students in more than 40 countries, CSU Global serves adults, active military, and business professionals who seek flexible educational options. Created to serve modern learners in Colorado and beyond, CSU Global is committed to academic excellence, innovative and outcome-driven learning solutions, and career-relevant degree programs.