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colorado state university

public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Fort Collins, Colorado, U.S. It is a land-grant university and a part of Colorado's state university system. Colorado State consists of the colleges of Agricultural Sciences, Applied Human Sciences, Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. The university offers a range of bachelor's and master's degree programs and doctoral degrees in about 40 areas, mainly sciences and engineering. A professional program in veterinary medicine is also available. The university's dozens of research facilities include the Colorado Water Resources Research Institute, the Center for Earth-Atmosphere Studies, the International Institute for Sustainable Development, the Western Forest Fire Research Center, and the Equine Teaching and Research Center. Total enrollment is approximately 23,000.

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