CALL IT CHEMISTRY. CALL IT MAGIC.

There’s something about Fort Collins and Northern Colorado that attracts all of the right elements. The result is a community that blends education and industry, hard work and recreation, tradition and progress. If you’re looking for a college experience with the perfect fusion of culture, opportunity and adventure, Fort Collins is where you’ll find it.

THE FORT COLLINS EQUATION

There are a lot of college towns. There are a lot of mountain towns. There are a lot of thriving towns. But, in Fort Collins there is a unique combination of ingredients that make this place one-of-a-kind. Add these three things together and what you get is the perfect place to live, learn and grow.

REGION

Fort Collins is an hour from Denver and known for innovation, technology and entrepreneurialism.

PHILOSOPHY

Inviting. Accepting. Supportive. Fort Collins puts its value in its most valuable asset — its people — not in its ego.

GEOGRAPHY

The Colorado Front Range. That means a beautiful city with access to the best mountains and recreation in the nation.

BY THE NUMBERS


315+ miles

of bike routes and trails cover Fort Collins.

5,000 +

feet of elevation in Fort Collins.

#10

best College Town in the nation according to SmartAsset.

25,000

people have moved for Fort Collins in the last 10 years. They’re doing it for a reason.

155,000

people live in Fort Collins.

15 minutes

The time it takes to get to Horsetooth Reservoir or the Cache la Poudre River.

1 hour

Time it takes to get to Rocky Mountain National Park from campus.

300+

sunny days a year.

SEE FOR YOURSELF


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We love showing off Fort Collins and CSU. Whether you drop by the Welcome Center on your way through town or join us for one of our many visit programs, we can’t wait to see you.