Colorado State UniversityAdmissions & Enrollment
Admissions Number of students in online programs 4691 Acceptance rate (campuswide) 80.5%2 Minimum / average high school GPA for acceptance N/A / 3.59 Average ACT score of accepted students 254 Requirements Admissions tests accepted ACT or SAT Admissions essay required? Yes Admissions interview required? No References required? Yes, for first-year college students Other admissions requirements Non-refundable application fee of $50. Transfer applicants who have previously earned college credit must have at least a C- grade in an intermediate algebra course or satisfactory score on the university’s math placement exam. Candidates must submit a personal statement and a recommendation.
Colorado State UniversityTuition & Aid
Tuition In-state tuition (per online credit hour*) $4191 In-state tuition (per on-campus credit hour) $5525 In-state tuition for academic year (including fees) $13,0583 Out-of-state tuition (per online credit hour*) $4191 Out-of-state tuition (per on-campus credit hour) $1,4255 Out-of-state tuition for academic year** (including fees) $13,0583 Financial Aid Availability Financial aid available Federal only % of undergraduates receiving need-based financial aid 47.8%2
- *The cost per online credit hour does not include distance education fees or other expenses such as books and exam proctoring fees.
- **Out-of-state students attending CSU online programs receive the same tuition rate as in-state students.
Colorado State UniversityAcademics & Faculty
Academics Regional accrediting body HLC Online psychology programs offered Bachelor of Science First online program offered in 1994-1995 Grad school accredited by the APA? Yes Psychology Coursework Foundational Courses Psychology of the Individual in Context; Research Methods in Psychology; Mind, Brain, and Behavior; History and Systems of Psychology Faculty Full-time online instructional faculty 1421 Instructional faculty with PhD (College of Natural Sciences) 605 Tenured faculty (College of Natural Sciences) 61%5 Average experience teaching online Not available
Colorado State UniversityServices & Support
Structure Online program same as campus? Yes Student to student engagement Yes Online chatrooms Yes Web conferencing (webinars) Yes Skype or other visual software Yes Student Support Academic advising Yes Career placement assistance? Yes Access to digitized library materials? Yes Mentoring? No 24-7 technical support? No Live tutoring? No Instructor response expected within 48 hours One-year new student retention rate 78%3 Graduation rate 69%3
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