Is Colorado State a Good School for the Money?
Colorado State University - Fort Collins Value Report
Is a Colorado State degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.
Within Colorado, Colorado State Offers Good Quality at a Great Price.
Colorado State University - Fort Collins is ranked #5 out of #23 in Colorado for quality and #1 out of #17 for Colorado value.
This makes it a good quality for a great value in the state.
Above Average Value Nationwide
Colorado State University - Fort Collins is ranked #496 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Colorado State University - Fort Collins is priced well for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a good price recognition from College Factual's analysis.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Ohio Northern University||$128,402||A|
|Colorado State University - Fort Collins||$160,661||B|
|The Juilliard School||$181,961||C-|
|University of San Francisco||$217,234||D|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
We're Looking at a Total Cost of $160,661 for a Colorado State Degree
The average Colorado State student's degree will cost an estimated $160,661. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $36,431 and a typical 4.41 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$36,431|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.41|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$160,661|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Colorado State net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Colorado State cost.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how Colorado State value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$181,789||#136||A|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$141,155||#460||B|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$118,783||#1||A|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$78,150||#1||A|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Colorado.
About 80% of Colorado State students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Colorado State financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average Colorado State cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.