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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/02/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

Information provided on the Statement of Affiliation Status reflects the most recent actions of the Commission. The Commission has a multi-level decision process. Any institutional changes that are currently under review are not made public until final action has been taken.

**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Colorado State University

102 Administration Bldg.
Fort Collins, CO 80523
(970) 491-1101 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Anthony A. Frank, President
Name change notes: Colorado Agricultural College to Colorado State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1935) to Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College (1950) to Colorado State University (1957)
HLC Institution ID: 1046
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited
Accreditation Date(s): 01/01/1925

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2013 - 2014
     • Action Letter (PDF)

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2023 - 2024

Last Date of Information Change: 05/05/2015

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Bachelors, Doctors, Masters

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 20,132   2,241
Graduate: 3,154   4,602
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   8  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 0   0
Bachelors Degrees 72   4,962
Masters Degrees 80   1,606
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 46   369
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/08/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 0   0

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 04/10/2015)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   United Launch Alliance - Centennial, CO; Colorado Springs - Tim Gill Center for Public Media - Colorado Springs, CO; Denver Center - Denver, CO; Denver Center EMBA - Denver, CO; CH2M Hill - Englewood, CA; Fossil Ridge High School - Fort Collins, CO; Thompson School District - Loveland, CO; Windsor School District - Windsor, CO;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.