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Colorado State University-Fort Collins Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to Colorado State University-Fort Collins. We suggest you read until the end...

I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

At Colorado State University-Fort Collins, 25.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

To read about regular admission requirements for Colorado State University-Fort Collins, click here

What are the transfer requirements for Colorado State University-Fort Collins?

Colorado State University-Fort Collins requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of All
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
Interview Not Required
Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

In addition to the above requirements, Colorado State University-Fort Collins also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

Colorado State University-Fort Collins requires a minimum of 1 credits.

What are Colorado State University-Fort Collins’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Colorado State University-Fort Collins transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline July 1
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline November 1
Summer Transfer Deadline May 1

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for Colorado State University-Fort Collins transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to Colorado State University-Fort Collins on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is Colorado State University-Fort Collins’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, Colorado State University-Fort Collins received 4731 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 3020 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Colorado State University-Fort Collins is 63.83%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Colorado State University-Fort Collins...

Additionally, of the 3020 accepted transfer students, 1769 students enrolled - that means the yield was 58.58%.

Colorado State University-Fort Collins accepts 64 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the Colorado State University-Fort Collins transfer GPA requirements?

Colorado State University-Fort Collins requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

Will you enjoy transferring to Colorado State University-Fort Collins?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Colorado State University-Fort Collins. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Fort Collins...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at Colorado State University-Fort Collins is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to Colorado State University-Fort Collins then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into Colorado State University-Fort Collins

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Colorado State University-Fort Collins website for more info.
Colorado State University-Fort Collins accepts 63.83% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into Colorado State University-Fort Collins, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.64 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.79. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Colorado State University-Fort Collins students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 510 630 570
SAT Reading 510 620 565
2018 Total SAT Score 1020 1250 1135
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math 22 - 22
ACT Reading 22 28 25
2018 Total ACT Score 44 28 36

Colorado State University-Fort Collins’s average SAT score is 1135. To be a competitive applicant for Colorado State University-Fort Collins your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

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