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Can I get into Colorado State University-Fort Collins? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 14,997 out of 18,556 applicants or 81% were admitted making Colorado State University Fort Collins an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Colorado State University Fort Collins typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||30%||34%||32%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Colorado State University Fort Collins and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Colorado State University-Fort Collins regularly accepts students with ACTs of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Colorado State University Fort Collins.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1025. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1215 out of 1600. 23 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>88%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||81%-88%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||71%-81%|
|19 to 22||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 19||Low||<60%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1310 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1215 to 1310||Avg +||81%-88%|
|1120 to 1215||Avg -||71%-81%|
|1025 to 1120||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 1025||Low||<60%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Colorado State University Fort Collins. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Colorado State University Fort Collins was 3.61 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.61 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Colorado State University-Fort Collins accepts 81% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||15%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||6%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Colorado State University Fort Collins and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126818 IPEDS survey data for Colorado State University Fort Collins.