Colorado State University ranks among the nation’s very best — from our internationally known programs in veterinary medicine to our highly influential chemistry department, our academic programs are recognized for their innovation, achievement and impact on our nation.

More than 150 programs of study are offered within our eight colleges, providing a whole universe of possibilities for undergraduate students to explore. The depth and breadth of our programs also allow students to shape a course of study tailored to their personal and professional goals. For more information on our colleges and undergraduate programs of study, visit Admissions. For more information on graduate programs, visit the Graduate School.

For students who have not decided on a program of study, our open option programs are designed to provide support, assistance and the information necessary to make comfortable, informed decisions. The option to explore the entire University is offered through University Open Option or for students with interests in a specific area, open option is offered in areas such as the life sciences, the environment, or in one of our eight colleges.


Academic and Co-curricular Programs