Colorado State University

Colorado State University is one of 227 universities included in U-Multirank for United States. Colorado State University is a very large public university located in Fort Collins with 35125 students enrolled (2017 data or latest available). It was founded in 1870. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Colorado State University is a comprehensive institution. It doesn't offer programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a low percentage of international students. The graduation rate of Colorado State University is 73,7 (bachelors) and 87,67 (masters). As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions – the Colorado State University is strongest in Knowledge Transfer. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 10 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Colorado State University

80523 Fort Collins
United States
(970)491-1101

http://www.colostate.edu/

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Compare Colorado State University to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
Score
Grade
Other universities

Bachelor graduation rate

73.7

%
B

0

100

Masters graduation rate

87.67

%
B

0

100

Graduating on time (bachelors)

69.97

%
C

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

49.59

%
D

0

100

Relative BA graduate unemployment

Relative MA graduate unemployment

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

0

100

Graduation rate long first degree

0

100

Research
Score
Grade
Other universities

Citation rate

1.18

B

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

9,173

B

1

67,252

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.265

A

0

13.53

External research income

161.92

A

0

282.88

Art related output

0

1.99

Top cited publications

12.4

%
A

0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

11.8

B

0

24.6

Post-doc positions

12.32

%
A

0

100

Strategic research partnerships

88

Professional publications

0

4,589.01

Open Access Publications

15

B

Knowledge Transfer
Score
Grade
Other universities

Co-publications with industrial partners

7.2

%
A

0

29.9

Income from private sources

17.2

A

0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

123

A

0

2,416

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

3.558

A

0

483.1

Industry co-patents

17.886

%
B

0

100

Spin-offs

3.13

C

0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

1.2

%
A

0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

0

100

Graduate companies

0

81.5

International Orientation
Score
Grade
Other universities

Foreign language bachelor programmes

0

%
E

0

100

Foreign language master programmes

0

%
E

0

100

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Student mobility

0.01

D

0

1

International academic staff

12.61

%
A

0

100

International joint publications

37.5

%
C

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

15.19

%
C

0

100

Regional Engagement
Score
Grade
Other universities

Bachelor graduates working in the region

0

100

Master graduates working in the region

0

100

Student internships in the region

0

100

Regional joint publications

8.7

%
D

0

84.5

Income from regional sources

3.68

%
D

0

100

Regional Publications with Industrial Partners

9.5

C

General
Score
Grade
Other universities

Female academic staff

46

%