Life Off the Court

Our Home Town

Colorado State University’s campus is in the center of the Perfect College Town - Fort Collins, just at the base of the Rocky Mountains. The mild climate, majestic Rockies, and community spirit make Fort Collins an ideal place to live and learn.

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One of the nation’s top research universities, Colorado State University leads the world in such disciplines as human and animal health, clean energy and the environment, engineering, and climate research. 

CSU also offers some of the top professional programs in the country in construction management, business, journalism, and occupational therapy, along with outstanding programs in the liberal and performing arts, humanities and social sciences.

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Visit Fort Collins

Colorado has earned a worldwide reputation as an area that that offers an unparalleled lifestyle, and Fort Collins, a city of 134,000 located 60 miles north of Denver, represents the very best of Colorado.  There's something for everyone – shopping malls, hundreds of restaurants, six movie complexes, a regional cultural center, natural areas, miles of bike trails, and cozy coffee houses – right here in town.

For outdoor enthusiasts, camping, hiking, snowboarding, downhill and cross-country skiing to rafting, fishing, or water skiing, are all within a short drive.  And with the region’s agreeable climate of 300 days of sunshine a year, we’re able to enjoy our spectacular surroundings year-'round.

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