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“CSU has an environment that mixes work and play in equal proportion-you have something that helps people attain ultimate satisfaction.”

Soumojit's Story »

“I think the biggest difference is that you have more help here. In Vietnam we don’t have the office hours that professors hold here, so that’s definitely the biggest help this school offers.”

Thuy's Story »

“One thing that I have already noticed is that CSU is a really good place for maintaining a healthy study-work-life balance. So, if it is important for students who are considering CSU, I would advise them to definitely try to enjoy everything that CSU, Fort Collins and Colorado have to offer.”

Armen's Story »

“I made the best choice coming to CSU. I felt home and welcomed the second I arrived on campus and the classes are interesting and challenging. It’s one of the best places to find your selves.”

Maryam's Story »

“When coming to a new place, it is very important to be in a community where everyone is ready to help you. I think INTO and global village do a great job with creating that kind of atmosphere.”

Irina's Story »

“I want to be a veterinary epidemiologist and investigates the infectious diseases that are transmitted between animal and human beings, like tuberculosis, brucellosis and rabies. Ultimately, I would like to contribute my research outcomes to the animal welfare and well being of our society.”

Tulsi's Story »

“Being away from my family and my friends is hard at the beginning but living in a very diverse environment was very valuable to my personal growth.”

Mohtadi's Story »

“If I wasn’t an engineer, I would have definitely been a photographer…I love photography. It helps me explore my creative side and being a photographer lets me make new and diverse friends”

Sanket's Story »

“My goal in life is to complete my education and get my doctorate…then work here in the U.S. or return to Oman and start an educational center for the blind.”

Noah's Story »

“I knew Colorado was a beautiful place years before I came from John Denver’s popular song ‘Rocky Mountain High’.”

Hao's Story »

“I want to play basketball for as long as possible and then I want to be a dietitian and work with athletes.”

Stine's Story »

“I had a life changing experience through this university and this is why I preferred to be here for my master’s degree.”

Mirna's Story »

“I want to be in academics and research when I go back to Pakistan. I would like to translate the knowledge that I am acquiring here for the betterment of humans, animals and the universe, through improved human health, and ensuring safe food for humans.”

Muhammad's Story »

“As a foreign student, being away from your home country and out of your area of comfort are a great deal in life. CSU provides many helpful sources for us to make us feel humble and less far away from home.”

Krishaporn's Story »

“Before I came to the States, I had seen tons of incredible pictures of Colorado so when I first found out about the GSSE program, I knew CSU was the place I wanted to be.”

Senna's Story »

“My country is a land of vast history, cultures and traditions where people of different religions co-exist peacefully. People here are very passionate about performing things, whether it’s in the field of education or sports.”

Akshay's Story »

“I decided to study at CSU because I heard great things from my friends and the location of the school. I love to be right next to the mountain because it is the same environment as where I’m from, Torino.”

Lorenzo's Story »

“Learn to be social. Being social and interacting with other international students is always healthy. CSU is an amazing university with a lot of extra curricular activities that will help you add a little fun to your masters program. Fort Collins is a safe and friendly town, especially for students.”

Aparna's Story »

“The university is located in Fort Collins, which is in the top ten ranking of the best cities to live in. The city has a good environment and nice people. I’m so proud of being a CSU student.”

Apichart's Story »

“Fort Collins has been a great place to volunteer with different organizations as well as get my outdoor fix with hiking in the summer and cross country skiing in the winter. There’s so much to do in Colorado and so many ways to get involved, its great!!”

Laila's Story »


Shi's Story »

“I decided to study at CSU because of its excellent faculties in my field and practical experience opportunity through graduate assistant-ship.”

Jafar's Story »

“I hope be able to use my knowledge and skill to develop programs for children with disabilities living in the developing regions of the world.”

Tanya's Story »

“Decide what you wants to do in life, and chose your career wisely, and chose your college more wisely. Your present decisions will become your identity in future.”

Zalak's Story »

“I like teaching and I would like to be in research and teach students at the same time, either at a university or some research companies.”

Ajit's Story »

“You will never be bored with all the activities, clubs, and sports CSU has to offer. I am glad I chose CSU.”

Dominik's Story »

“My career goals are to become a Spanish professor and to do research about different cultures and how those cultures have influence in literature.”

Dulcinea's Story »

“This team is very special. Balancing between academics and sports has been easier at CSU, as we have a lot more resources, such as the Academic Center.”

Emilie's Story »

“I play drums, and sports, and I speak 6 languages.”

Jerry's Story »

“There is no better place to be in U.S. than here, in FoCo. And I’m not the only person saying this.”

Nashit's Story »

“Fort Collins is lovely place to live and enjoy. You will find new friends, you can mingle with international friends here, while interacting with them you will come to know the different cultures from all part of the world which gives you global exposure.”

Nikhil's Story »

“Colorado is a very special place. Not only for its glorious landscape, but its people are what makes this state so amazing.”

Ciao's Story »

“I had my sights set on leaving Singapore after high school from a very young age and picturesque Colorado seemed like an interesting change from the big city.”

Dennis's Story »

“I have the amazing opportunity to meet other international students and help them with their transition into CSU and Fort Collins. I love that I get to meet people from different aspects of life everyday.”

Rebecca's Story »

“The progressive community surrounding CSU is perfect for those who feel like outsiders in the United States to find a place that helps them feel a bit more like home, as well as progress into making this community their new home.”

Luis's Story »

“Colorado State University has a beautiful and active campus with one of the most qualified faculties. The opportunities provided to students are incredible and are designed to help you succeed.”

Diego's Story »

“Find a mentor that you will enjoy working with during your program. It’s important to have a good mentor that will support your professional development, but who will also treat you like a valuable human being.”

Adina's Story »

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