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Colleges / Colorado State University Global

Colorado State University Global

Aurora, CO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate96%
Acceptance Rate96%

CSU Global Campus Admissions

If you want to apply to CSU Global Campus, the fee for the application is $25.

CSU Global Campus Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of CSU Global Campus's admissions stats.

CSU Global Campus 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.8
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 2%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 3%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 2%
Waitlist No

Colorado State University - Global Campus Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Colorado State University - Global Campus.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to CSU Global Campus?

CSU Global Campus does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Colorado State University - Global Campus Admissions

For applicants who are non-residents, getting into Colorado State University - Global Campus is moderately difficult.

Transferring to Colorado State University - Global Campus

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to CSU Global Campus

CSU Global Campus has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into CSU Global Campus?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at CSU Global Campus

What does CSU Global Campus consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Application Essay Considered

Make sure to check with CSU Global Campus for more information on admission factors.

CSU Global Campus Application Requirements

To apply to CSU Global Campus, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with CSU Global Campus's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.8
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into CSU Global Campus?

Students admitted to CSU Global Campus have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.

Out of all students that were admitted, 49% submitted a class rank. At CSU Global Campus 2% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 14% were in the top 25% and 40% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Colorado State University - Global Campus, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 1.16%
3.75 and 3.99 2.32%
3.50 and 3.74 4.65%
3.25 and 3.49 13.95%
3.00 and 3.24 15.11%
2.50 and 2.9 29.06%
2.00 and 2.49 26.74%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to CSU Global Campus directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

CSU Global Campus looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

CSU Global Campus has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 3% of CSU Global Campus's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for CSU Global Campus?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of CSU Global Campus students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 495 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of CSU Global Campus students scored 595 or higher, and 75% scored a 495 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for CSU Global Campus?

To be most competitive at CSU Global Campus, you should strive to earn between 16 and 18 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 18 means you fall in the 75th percentile for CSU Global Campus's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 18, and three out of four students scored lower than 18 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for CSU Global Campus students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Colorado State University - Global Campus

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to CSU Global Campus. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in CSU Global Campus during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

CSU Global Campus Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to CSU Global Campus?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to CSU Global Campus.

Does CSU Global Campus accept transfer credits?

✅ CSU Global Campus accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. CSU Global Campus accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to CSU Global Campus?

❌ No, CSU Global Campus is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to submit your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is CSU Global Campus's acceptance rate?

✅ CSU Global Campus's acceptance rate is 96%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at CSU Global Campus?

❌ CSU Global Campus does not offer early decision.

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CSU Global Campus Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into CSU Global Campus? CSU Global Campus is a somewhat selective institution. The CSU Global Campus acceptance rate is 96%. This means that the institution accepts 96 out of every 100 applicants.


CSU Global Campus Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Global Campus is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU Global Campus is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

CSU Global Campus ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 18

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

18 and Above


16 to 18


16 and Less


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CSU Global Campus SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

475 - 610


Reading SAT Range

495 - 595

CSU Global Campus GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At CSU Global Campus, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.78. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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