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August 11, 2010
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.
Health and Exercise Science was among the areas recognized for academic excellence.
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.
Only 25 percent of the 2,500 four-year colleges surveyed were listed in “2011 Best Colleges: Region by Region.”
Colorado State also ranked as one of the best overall 373 colleges in the new 2011 edition of Princeton’s annual guide, which is on sale this week. The book features two-page profiles on each college with information on academics, admission, financial aid, student body and campus life.
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.
Student praise for Colorado State, according to Princeton Review:
Colorado State also received a very high "green” rating with 93 out of a possible 99 points on its performance as an environmentally aware and responsible institution.
Academic and co-curricular programs at Colorado State are recognized for their quality, innovation and achievement – from internationally renowned programs in infectious disease, cancer research and atmospheric science to national recognition as an institution committed to building character.
Since 1879, Colorado State has been fulfilling the needs of citizens through its land-grant mission of teaching, research and service. Today, Colorado State's eight colleges encompass the major areas of human knowledge with 150 programs of study in the sciences, arts, humanities and the professions.
The Princeton Review, known for its education, admission and test-prep services, is not affiliated with Princeton University or Educational Testing Service.
Contact: Emily Wilmsen