FUTURE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

It’s bigger than a major. It’s late-night conversations about changing the world. It’s the set of experiences that turns a job into a lifetime of difference-making.

Biomedical Engineering
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The School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) provides transdisciplinary education, research, and practical experiences throughout all our programs. The unique structure of the School involves four colleges, 14 departments, and over 70 faculty. Academic excellence across diverse fields converges into three primary areas of research: (1) regenerative and rehabilitative medicine, (2) imaging and diagnostics, and (3) medical devices and therapeutics.

COMBINED MAJOR, INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES MINOR

  • Biomedical Engineering Combined with Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering Combined with Electrical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering Combined with Electrical Engineering + Lasers & Optics Concentration
  • Biomedical Engineering Combined with Mechanical Engineering

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Chemical and Biological Engineering
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The mission of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is to educate future leaders in chemical and biological engineering who effectively combine their broad knowledge of mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology with their engineering analysis and design skills for the creative solution of problems in chemical and biological technology and for the synthesis of innovative processes and products.

Major, Chemical and Biological Engineering

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DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is recognized both nationally and internationally for education, research, and service and outreach.

Our research not only serves to solve real-world problems of current state, national, and international significance, but also serves to push the envelope of the discipline so that future generations can reap the benefits of our efforts towards enhancing society’s ability to sustain and develop the infrastructure necessary for our continued existence and quality of life.

  • Major, Civil Engineering

  • Major, Environmental Engineering

  • Minor, Environmental Engineering

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DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
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A leader in innovation for more than a century, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is redefining what it means to both teach and learn. Rather than teaching courses in isolation, faculty work in teams to hook students’ interest earlier by showing them how concepts connect across the curriculum and how that knowledge relates to the real world.

  • Major, Electrical Engineering

  • Lasers and Optical Engineering Concentration

  • Major, Computer Engineering

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DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers a curriculum that combines classroom learning with engineering practice. The goal for students is to give our graduates the engineering skills to obtain leading positions in advanced technology fields.

Students not only learn about mechanical engineering analysis and design, they also gain valuable hands-on experience through class projects and application-oriented research.

MAJOR, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

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ENGINEERING SCIENCE
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Engineering Science is an interdisciplinary major that allows students to acquire a strong base in mathematics, the physical sciences, and engineering fundamentals while pursuing a broad background in other areas of interest in preparation for specialized careers or graduate studies.

  • MAJOR, ENGINEERING SCIENCE

  • ENGINEERING PHYSICS CONCENTRATION

  • ENGINEERING TEACHER EDUCATION CONCENTRATION (TEACHER LICENSURE IN TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION)

  • SPACE ENGINEERING CONCENTRATION

  • MAJOR, INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES DUAL DEGREE

  • MAJOR, LIBERAL ARTS DUAL DEGREE

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The Energy Engineering Interdisciplinary Minor is designed to provide students in engineering and the sciences with an understanding of renewable and non-renewable energy systems; clean energy technologies; basic principles of operation of energy extraction, conversion, storage and transmission systems; and depth in current and new energy methods and applications (e.g., PV, batteries, biofuels).

MINOR, ENERGY ENGINEERING

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TOURS AND VISITS

There’s nothing like walking up the big staircase in the Scott Building, asking questions during a one-on-one tour with an engineering ambassador, or talking with students about their engineering project.

Take advantage of these engineering-specific visit opportunities:

Scott Bioengineering Building Exterior

ENGINEERING TOURS

We offer undergraduate student-guided tours of engineering facilities from academic buildings to our engineering living-learning community.

Fall 2017 Commencement

ENGINEERING EXPLORATION DAY

A visit day offered twice each year and designed for high school students to explore engineering disciplines.

E-Days

ENGINEERING DAYS

Although this is not a traditional visit day, the design showcase offers great opportunities to view undergraduate student projects across disciplines.

Questions?

E-mail us at
explore@engr.colostate.edu

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MEET OUR AMBASSADORS

Visit the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering, take a tour with one of our engineering student ambassadors, e-mail questions, attend an event, or connect through social media. Learn more about the College and our programs and discover if it’s a good fit! 

Tanner Foreman
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My name is Tanner Foreman, and I am studying engineering science with a concentration in education. Since my first year at Colorado State University, I have had many great opportunities to succeed and be involved here with my fellow Rams. I never regret a single day here going to CSU! I lived in Edwards Hall […]

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Joshua Leasure
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My name is Joshua Leasure and I am a junior studying mechanical engineering. I was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colo. and by my junior year in high school, I knew that Colorado State University was the place for me. I am now going into my third year here at CSU and I could […]

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Jarrod Cornejo
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My name is Jarrod Cornejo and I am currently a senior studying biomedical and mechanical engineering here at Colorado State University! I lived in Edwards Hall my freshman year where I met some of my best friends. I quickly got involved with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and even had the pleasure of […]

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Hannah Gridley
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My name is Hannah Gridley and I am a sophomore here at CSU studying environmental engineering. I did not plan on studying engineering when I was originally admitted to CSU because I didn’t think I had what it took to be an engineer. Despite this I took a shot at becoming an engineer and now, […]

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Danelle Lazcano
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Hello! My name is Danelle Lazcano and I am a junior studying mechanical engineering. I am native to Colorado and grew up in the heart of downtown Denver. Being a student at Colorado State University has dramatically changed my future, and it can change your future, too! As a first-generation student, I did not know […]

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April
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Hello! My name is April Rieger and I am a fifth-year senior studying Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Spanish. I could not be happier with my choice to study at Colorado State University--I am so lucky to have access to all the amazing resources and programs at CSU.

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Mauri
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My name is Mauri Richards and I am in my third year here at CSU studying biomedical and mechanical engineering. I am so thankful that Fort Collins and CSU have become my home; I never thought that I could be so passionate for a university and a town. Not to mention, Colorado State University has […]

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Emily
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My name is Emily Strack and I am a junior studying computer engineering with a minor in computer science. The day I stepped onto the Colorado State University campus, I knew this was the place for me. I am from Sacramento, Calif. and came to CSU on the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) scholarship. CSU gave […]

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Megan
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Hello! My name is Megan Andrade and I am a sophomore here at CSU, studying Chemical and Biological Engineering with a minor in Business Administration. I am originally from Wilton, California which is a small rural town south of Sacramento. I love CSU and the community that not only encompasses the campus, but also Fort Collins...

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Zach
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My name is Zach Kugler and I am a fifth-year senior at Colorado State University studying a double major in Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. After just one semester of school at CSU, I knew that I made the right choice to study engineering as a Ram!

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Ryan
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My name is Ryan Baeverstad and I am currently a senior at Colorado State University studying Biomedical engineering and Chemical & Biological engineering. Since day one, CSU has provided me with so many amazing opportunities – both academically and socially. I can’t imagine being anywhere else!

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Nate
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Hello! My name is Nate Deanda and I’m a senior at Colorado State University studying Civil Engineering. I’ve lived in Colorado my whole life, my home being in Arvada, just northwest of Denver. My college experience at CSU has been an amazing one and I can definitely say that I picked the right place to succeed in engineering.

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ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Imagine living among other students on campus, surrounded by peers building a strong community. Being a part of the College community, at Colorado State University and in Fort Collins, offers an experience like no other.

Engineering Residential Learning Community

WHERE

  • Academic Village (open to first-year engineering students only)
  • Edwards Hall (open to first-year and returning/upper-class engineering students)
  • Aspen Hall (open to returning/upper-class engineering students only)

RESOURCES

  • Design studios
  • Collaborative work rooms
  • Electronic classroom

SERVICES

  • Nightly tutoring (Sunday-Thursday)
  • Weekly advising walk-in hours
  • Live-in “Faculty-in-Residence” and Graduate Academic Coaches
  • Engineering mentoring

GRADUATE STUDENTS

The College enjoys a world-class reputation based on our top-rated faculty, robust research programs, and outstanding students. Our enduring goals include meeting societal challenges and making a global impact through innovative and collaborative research.

DEPARTMENT OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE
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The top-rated Department of Atmospheric Science focuses on graduate education, cutting-edge research, and public service. The department’s diverse areas of research include cloud microphysics, severe storms and mesoscale meteorology, atmospheric chemistry and air quality, radiation and remote sensing, climate and atmosphere-ocean dynamics, and global biogeochemical cycles and ecosystems.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.S.

  • ON-CAMPUS PH.D

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Biomedical Engineering
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Built on strong faculty and research programs in the College of Engineering, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, and College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, our graduate programs combine strengths in veterinary medicine, engineering, and the sciences to provide an interdisciplinary focus on improving health, fighting disease, and aiding persons with disabilities.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.E.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.S.

  • ON-CAMPUS PH.D.

  • ONLINE M.E.

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Chemical and Biological Engineering
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The graduate programs in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) offer students a broad range of cutting-edge research areas led by faculty who are world renowned experts in their respective fields. Active research programs span topics related to Polymer Science, Biological Engineering, Mathematical Modeling, Environmental Engineering and Transport Phenomena. The laboratories available to CBE students are state-of-the-art facilities. Opportunities for collaboration with many other programs across the University are abundant – examples include Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Clinical Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, and Microbiology.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.S.

  • ON-CAMPUS Ph.D.

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DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University is a dynamic and internationally recognized department which offers Master’s degrees (masters of engineering and masters of science) as well as doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Civil Engineering. 

The Department has a very active research program with research expenditures of approximately 10 million dollars in 2011-12. This creates great opportunities for highly qualified students to work in cutting edge research. An impressive number of research centers, laboratories, and institutes make their home at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering including the Center for Contaminant Hydrology, the Colorado Water Institute, the Integrated Decision Support Group, the I-WATER program, the Hydraulics Lab, and the Wind Engineering and Fluids Laboratory.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.E.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.S.

  • ON-CAMPUS PH.D.

  • ONLINE M.E.

  • ONLINE M.S.

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DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
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The ECE department has been a leader in innovation for more than a century. The most recent example is our $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to lead the nation in revolutionizing engineering and computer science education.

Building on our existing strengths, we are redefining what it means to both teach and learn in the ECE department.

The department now offers master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in both electrical engineering and computer engineering.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.E.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.S.

  • ON-CAMPUS PH.D.

  • ONLINE M.E.

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DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
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The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers graduate programs designed for continuing students and working professionals who are looking to keep up with the pace of innovation within their industry and advance in their careers.

There are approximately 100 graduate students currently enrolled in our program. Our students are integral members of our research groups and their thesis and dissertation topics focus on cutting-edge research. A significant number of graduate research and teaching assistantships are available on an annual basis. Some students are also awarded fellowships and scholarships to assist with tuition and living expenses.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.E.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.S.

  • ON-CAMPUS PH.D.

  • ONLINE M.E. IN ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT

  • ONLINE M.E. IN MATERIALS ENGINEERING

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SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
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Discover how to develop systems strategies that can be applied to any industry. The Systems Engineering Program prepares you with immediately applicable skills that can help solve current challenges your company may be facing.

The Systems Engineering Program offers the advantage of a hybrid course delivery strategy. These options allow you to study when and where it works best for you: online while the lecture is happening live on campus, watching a recorded version sometime after work or on the weekend, or attending a selection of courses in person at the Fort Collins campus or our South Metro Denver location.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.E.

  • ON-CAMPUS M.S.

  • ON-CAMPUS PH.D.

  • ONLINE M.E.

  • ONLINE M.S.

  • ONLINE PH.D.

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The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering pays differential tuition for all graduate students via a research assistantship (GRA), teaching assistantship (GTA), or other assistantship (GSA).