21 Nov Colorado State University Information
Colorado state university is one of the research universities in Colorado. In 1876, Colorado territory became a state. Just a few years before that, that is, in 1870, Colorado state university was established. Initially it was founded just as an agriculture college. The college is basically known for its research faculties. Besides environmental studies, atmospheric science, infectious diseases, clean energy technologies, etc are some of the basic research faculties.
It has been estimated that 30% of Colorado population perform their science, math, engineering etc from this university. Along with the basic faculties, the CSU also offers programs in veterinary medicine, journalism, agriculture, construction management etc.
Being mainly a research university, there are many research programs available for the interested people. Whole universe is facing dangerous consequences of air pollution, nutritive defects in certain parts of the world and bioterrorism. The university is providing research facilities regarding these critical issues. Located in Fort Collins, the university includes main campus, mountain campus, an agricultural campus and foothills campus. It is just an hour away from Denver International Airport and is located in the North of Denver metro area.
It is a land grant institution that has around 24,700 resident students with 1450 faculty members and 55 academic departments. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of North Central Association. Being a research oriented institution; CSU has extended the basic cancer research and treatment from academic world globally. Similar is the case with infectious disease research and treatment. Bridging academics and business world is the motto of this Super clusters acceleration of the university. Public health solutions for the needy people are being carried out here.
There are two parts of research super clusters- Academic infrastructure and enterprise infrastructure. The former has a multidisciplinary coalition of economists, researchers, and business experts that work on research. The later is for promoting business alliances, commercial applications of research, and investment in research products. In addition to these, the graduate school of CSU offers necessary skills and training for practical utility based programs. The university also offers undergraduate degrees in 65 fields of study, masters in 55 fields, doctoral degrees in 40 fields, and degrees in veterinary medicine and biomedical sciences. Co-curricular programs like leadership and diversity programs, women’s programs and studies, learning communities, ROTC, Army and air force, applied studies in American ethnicity etc are done at the university.
The university also offers optional programs for the students who are undecided about the major studies. Health professions, teacher licensure, and law are available as pre-professional preparation.