CSU ranked among top universities for quality and affordability by College Scorecard

Colorado State University is ranked highly for graduation rates and affordability, according to the College Scorecard developed by the U.S. Department of Education.

“Our students are graduating at a higher rate, leaving CSU with less debt than the national average, and defaulting on their student loans at a much lower rate than their peers,” said Tony Frank, CSU president, in a press release.


The College Scorecard makes it easier  to search information about a college’s value and affordability.

According to the College Scorecard, CSU is the most affordable research university in Colorado. The University is the only institution among Colorado research universities to decrease average net price in recent years. CSU graduates boast a low loan default rate at 4.8 percent, versus the nations average at 14.7 percent.

The College Scorecard contains information from colleges around the country.

Collegian Managing Editor Lawrence Lam can be reached at news@collegian.com.