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Where the path to better business meets a better world.

At Colorado State University's College of Business, we believe business has the power to create a better world.  That's why we're focused on helping students become action-oriented leaders equipped to connect the principles of people, planet, profit and purpose to influence positive change.

That energy is felt the moment you step foot in Rockwell Hall, but everyone’s journey takes a slightly different path. Whether you’re interested in entrepreneurship, marketing, management, finance or any combination of our other concentrations and minors, our pathways are founded on the values of social responsibility and sustainable business practices so you can make a positive impact wherever your path takes you.

Gain real-world experiences

Step beyond traditional classroom learning and solve business challenges with case competitions, internships or connect with our centers and institutes partners to get to know real professionals in the field through networking events and other hands-on experiences.

Drive change through diversity

We have a strong first-generation community, making up 24% of our student body who are the first in their immediate family to complete a bachelors degree. Throughout the year we bring together students, staff and faculty to network and celebrate the achievements, milestones and contributions of first-generation students.

Charting a course for success

Take advantage of our seasoned advisors who are invested in helping you shape your future. The Career Management Center (CMC) supports career readiness with a 92% job or placement rate within 180 days of graduation.

Extracurricular activities

Pursue your passions and connect with community in one of our over 20 student led organizations. From the Latinx Business Association to the Finance Club to the Women in Business Association – discover new opportunities to learn and grow while making new friends.

Go abroad

We go beyond the borders of the classroom offering countless opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone and including faculty-led programs and student exchanges to Germany, Ecuador, Portugal, SE Asia and the UK. Students can also explore affiliate programs to find a program fit for their interests through the Education Abroad office.

Connect with community

The College of Business boasts eight different centers and institutes that allow you to learn directly from professionals in the field. Centers like the Institute for Entrepreneurship, and the Everitt Real Estate Center offer networking events and hands-on learning experiences that enable you to become better connected and immersed in the community.

 

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How Biz Rams are making an impact

Climbing the corporate ladder at Amazon, interviewing college athletes and becoming CEOs of healthcare systems are just a handful of the ways our students are using their diverse backgrounds, skillsets and education to spark action in their communities, careers and personal lives.

Student-managed equity fund outpacing the market

While many try to beat the S&P 500, few succeed. However, a group of business students did just that this semester. The Summit Fund earned a 3.56% return, beating the S&P 500’s 2.6% return over the same period.

Free tax prep service helps CSU students gain real-world experience while making a difference in community

While filing taxes may not seem like everyone’s idea of “fun,” for CSU accounting master’s student Jacquline Natrasevschi, says her time as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program was time well spent.

Women in Business Association fosters friendships, networking and case competition successes

"Not only does it have events and opportunities for people to network, but the community of women that show up for each other every day is so impactful" - Hannah Mismas

Management student ties faith, love of sports to tell athletes’ stories

What is it about athletes and their ability to influence their fans? For sophomore Ethan Kruse, it’s the impact an athlete’s story can make.

From Fort Collins to Nashville, College of Business alum lands in Music City as director of promotions for Monument Records

When Megan Kleinschmidt was 16, she attended CMA Fest. Now 10 years later, she’s working as the director of promotions at Monument Records in Nashville.

An outstanding track record: Soccer player turned track star proves her worth as a student athlete

From 6 am soccer practice to attending a full day of business classes and going to track practice in the evening, Gabriella McDonald was busy. That was life for a two-sport athlete.

What's coming up in the College of Business