Colorado State University - Fort Collins

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.

#1 Colorado Value
Top 25% Colorado Quality

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.

State Value Ranking  1 out of 17
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  94.12 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if Colorado State offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 15% National Quality

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.

National Value Ranking  496 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  66.30 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Augustana University $121,891 A+
Ohio Northern University $128,402 A
Messiah University $132,003 A
Duquesne University $152,133 B
Colorado State University - Fort Collins $160,661 B
Spelman College $175,306 C
The Juilliard School $181,961 C-
Molloy College $190,056 D+
University of San Francisco $217,234 D
Fordham University $219,817 D
Emerson College $241,351 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.

Amount
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?

$78,150 In-State With Aid
$181,789 Avg Cost No Aid
4.41 Years to Graduate

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
All Students $160,661 #496 B
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
All Students $97,655 #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.

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