Colorado State University

College of Business

  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    560
  • Program Cost
    $34,800
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
College of Business
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, United States
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The College of Business at Colorado State University is in the business of transforming lives. We believe business has the power to inspire change and solve complex challenges in Colorado and around the globe. Through our graduate programs, research, and service to our communities, we make our world a better place. And at the heart of it all? People. From the faculty and staff who champion these efforts to the entrepreneurs and business leaders who bring ideas to life, our people are using private enterprise concepts to solve the greatest human challenges of our time. It’s practical and passionate business with a conscience.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    83%
  • Selectivity
    70%

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About Colorado State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 132
  • Median 132
  • Middle 80% 48 to 216
Admissions Selectivity
70% College of Business 70% Average Across All Schools

560 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 420
70% 70.0
83% 83.0
86 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
7% 7
Consulting
5% 5
Other
21% 21
Government
10% 10
Technology
10% 10
Manufacturing
10% 10
Pharma / Health Care
9% 9
Petroleum / Energy
8% 8
Non-Profit
7% 7
Real Estate
5% 5
Consumer Products
5% 5
Media / Entertainment
3% 3
$84,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
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Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$34,800
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $147,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$34,800
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $147,000
5 Full Tuition Scholarships
$0 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
35% 35
30% 30
Types of Aid Distributed
Loans (private and government)
100% 100
Assistantships
0% 0
Institutional Scholarships
0% 0
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year $19,340
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Part-Time Faculty
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
20% 20
20% 20
50% 50
Students in Core Classes
40 College of Business 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
  • Textbooks
  • Videoconferencing
  • Chat Rooms
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Finance
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations Management
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 40
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Average # of months to complete program 39
  • Six-Year completion rate 82%
  • Max time allowed to complete 120
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Technology Improvements
  • The College of Business added a 50,000 sq foot addition in 2011. The addition includes 11 intelligent classrooms that are designed to capture and deliver content. Classrooms are equipped with touch monitors for electronic whiteboarding and HP multi-touch teaching monitors. Each room is acoustically tailored and have camera mounts with high definition cameras. All rooms are managed by a central control room.

Students: Who are my classmates?

35 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
76% 76
Asian American
11% 11
African American
8% 8
Student Citizenship
North America
96% 96
Asia
1% 1
South America
1% 1
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
Active Networking Clubs
  • International Club

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,500 Living MBA Alumni 2 Countries where alumni clubs exist
34 Active alumni clubs
10% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.