Over the past month, Colorado State University has been ranked among some of the top colleges and universities in the United States. These awards include “Top 100 National Universities”, “America’s Best Colleges”, and “Best in the West”.
Washington Monthly ranks CSU among Top 100 National Universities
Washington Monthly ranked Colorado State University in the top 100 national universities in its College Guide and Rankings.
The magazine wanted to call attention to the service-oriented schools that spend energy and resources on encouraging students to give back to their communities and their nation, and not just themselves. This is one of the reasons the magazine began this college-ranking system.
US News Magazine ranks CSU among ‘America’s Best Colleges’
U.S. News and World Report ranked Colorado State University in the top tier of best universities in the nation in the 2011 “America’s Best Colleges” edition.
U.S. News and World Report listed Colorado State in the top tier of public and private doctoral universities, ranking the university 60 among public universities, up from 64 last year. The university ranked 124 overall, up from 128 last year.
“At CSU, we’re focused on providing an excellent, affordable education and cutting-edge research that advances society,” said Tony Frank, president of Colorado State. “To the extent that any rankings system recognizes that we’re successful in meeting these goals, we appreciate it. And in light of the enormous funding challenges that Colorado higher education has been dealing with the past three years, I think this can be viewed as a great tribute to the quality and dedication of our faculty, who continue to excel in terms of achievement, productivity, and commitment to our students.”
CSU ranked one of ‘Best in West’
Colorado State University is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education and one of the 120 “Best in the West”, according to The Princeton Review, a New York-based education services company.
Students who rated Colorado State University on topics such as professors, administration, campus food, and other aspects of campus life placed it in the Princeton Review’s top 120 ‘Best in the West,’ and on the list of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education.
Students rated their schools on several topics and reported on their campus experiences. Categories range from best professors, administration and campus food to lists based on student body political leanings, interests in sports and other aspects of campus life.