The College of Engineering at Colorado State University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions N/A
Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $50

The College of Engineering at Colorado State University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,063
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 423
Overall acceptance rate 39.8% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 486 verbal
719 quantitative
3.84 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 483 verbal
737 quantitative
3.92 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​colostate.​edu/​sbme/​
(970) 491-7157
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​colostate.​edu/​cheme/​
(970) 491-5253
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​colostate.​edu/​ce/​
(970) 491-5844
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​colostate.​edu/​ece/​
(970) 491-6600
[email protected]
Computer science N/A
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​colostate.​edu/​ece/​
(970) 491-6600
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​colostate.​edi/​ce
(970) 491-5844
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​http:/​/​www.​engr.​colostate.​edu/​me/​pages/​systems.​html
(970) 491-7067
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​engr.​colostate.​edu/​me/​
(970) 491-3872
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​atmos.​colostate.​edu/​
(970) 491-8682
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 642
Master’s (full-time) 301
Master’s (part-time) 59
Ph.D. (full-time) 177
Ph.D. (part-time) 105

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 147
Total master’s graduates 91
International master’s graduates 17.6%
Minority master’s graduates 8.8%
Female master’s graduates 18.7%
Total Ph.D. graduates 56
International Ph.D. graduates 44.6%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 7.1%
Female Ph.D. graduates 25.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 17 7.2%
Chemical 11 3.7%
Civil 33 32.9%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 0 N/A
Electrical 26 23.7%
Engineering management 0 N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 N/A
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 4 2%
Materials 0 N/A
Mechanical 19 16%
Other 15 14.5%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 104
Part-time faculty 0
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 1

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $62,353,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 87

Engineering School Ranking

#67 Best Engineering Schools

(6) Ranking by Specialties

#23 in Biological / Agricultural
#61 in Chemical
#37 in Civil
#62 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#41 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#62 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 33
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.1
Overall acceptance rate 39.8% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 727
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.7:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 56
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $62,353,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $593,838
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 1.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 642

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 642

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 478
Minority students 9.0%
International students 31.4%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 164
Minority students 9.1%
International students 37.8%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director N/A
Financial aid phone (970) 491-6321

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $8,982 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $20,582 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $554 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,198 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,734 per year
Room and board $8,622
Books and supplies $1,126
Miscellaneous expenses $3,702

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 33
Teaching assistants 55
Research assistants 259
Other appointments 0

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