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IPEDS ID: 476975
OPE ID: 04208700
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Colorado State University-Global Campus
All programs offered completely via Distance education
585 Salida Way, Aurora, Colorado 80011-0000
General information:  (800) 920-6723
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  12,670 (8,114 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  24 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty35556
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
Tuition and fees--$8,400$8,4000.0%
Books and supplies--$768$7680.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board--$10,488$10,168-3.1%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
Off Campus--$20,994$20,706-1.4%
Off Campus with Family--$10,370$10,4020.3%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2020-2021
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee planX
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,581$9,503,402$3,682
Pell grants2,215$8,528,502$3,850
Federal student loans3,356$24,626,258$7,338
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

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  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2018-2019, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment12,670
Undergraduate enrollment8,114
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,610
Graduate enrollment4,556
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 22%
Part-time: 78%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 43%
Female: 57%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 4%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 15%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 66%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 15%
25 and over: 85%
Age unknown: 0%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 6%
Part-time: 94%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%
Undergraduate application fee (2020-2021): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2019
Number of applicants20996113
Percent admitted99%100%97%
Percent admitted who enrolled68%71%66%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2019 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing460600
SAT Math490540
ACT Composite1822
ACT English1623
ACT Math1521
  • Students may apply for provisional acceptance to CSU Global if they are missing or do not meet standard admission requirements.
  • Students may apply for provisional acceptance to CSU Global if they are missing or do not meet standard admission requirements.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Institutions that were not open or did not admit entering undergraduates were not required to report Outcome Measures information.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2019-2020
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General356d-10-
Finance, General-132d--
Human Resources Management and Services, Other150d221d328d
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General133d184d--
Information Resources Management-68d--
International Business/Trade/Commerce-18d--
Knowledge Management--016d
Management Information Systems, General0d26d--
Management Science-87d--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General86d-4-
Project Management139d99d1946d
Category total1,094d974d3690d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General71d---
Category total71d---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance---13d
Information Technology383d-62-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design--3-
Category total383d-6513d
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision-94d-39d
Educational/Instructional Technology---11d
Category total-94d-50d
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health/Health Care Administration/Management166d335d--
Category total166d335d--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration77d33d--
Category total77d33d--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General6d---
Category total6d---
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General78d---
Public Administration4d---
Category total82d---
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General38d---
Category total38d---
Grand total1,9171,436101153
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2018-2019
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 763
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 296
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 433
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 156
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $4,270
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $4,065
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,108
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,120
Full-time students: 76%
Part-time students: 59%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since (06/24/2011)08/31/2026
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs:
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Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201720162015
Default rate3.9%4.2%5.0%
Number in default154139137
Number in repayment3,9003,2772,733
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)