Applications Up Nearly 20 Percent at Colorado State University

Colorado State University freshman applications are up 19 percent overall compared to last year. Nonresident applications are up 32 percent and Colorado resident applications are up 9 percent.

To date, the university has received a total of 13,377 applications from potential freshmen. Colorado students make up 7,138 of the total; 6,239 are out-of-state applicants.

Colorado State’s freshman enrollment target for fall 2008 is about 4,650. Last fall, there were 4,392 incoming freshmen.

"We are well on our way to meeting our target enrollment numbers," said Robin Brown, vice president of Enrollment and Access. "We have certainly gained national visibility in the admissions marketplace this year."