Colorado State University-Global Campus also known as CSU-Global Campus is an American online, public institution for higher education. It is a part of the Colorado State University System and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, a suburb of Denver in United States of America. The university specializes in non-traditional, adult professional students and students who can't take part in a traditional campus setting and offers bachelor's completion and master's degrees. It was founded on August 24, 2007 using a $12 million loan from the CSU Board of Governors with a principal goal of meeting the educational needs of adult learners in the State of Colorado and beyond by providing high quality online programs. It was originally named CSUS-Colorado, but that name was replaced early on with its current title. Upon delegation of authority by CSUS Board of Governors to oversee academic, personnel, and financial matters on May 7, 2008, CSU-Global first opened in September 2008. CSU-Global is the first statutorily-defined 100% online public university in the United States. Colorado State University-Global Campus was officially granted independent regional accreditation status by the Higher Learning Commission, the regional accrediting body for the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, on June 30, 2011.
Colorado State University-Global University offers bachelor degrees are degree completion programs that are designed to provide learners the ability to combine college credit acquired from previously attended universities, life and work experience, CLEP and military credits to earn the rest of the credits needed to complete a college degree. These programs include 10 bachelor's degree programs in Accounting, Business Management, Communication, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Management, Healthcare Administration and Management, Human Resource Management, Human Services, Information Technology, Interdisciplinary Professional Studies, Management Information Systems and Business Analytics, Marketing, Organizational Leadership, Project Management and Public Management with 23 bachelor's degree specializations. CSU–Global Campus offers master's degree programs in Management, Organizational Leadership, Teaching & Learning, Teaching & Learning - Education Leadership Concentration, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, Finance, Healthcare Administration and Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, International Management and Project Management with 19 specializations for its master's programs. CSU–Global Campus has affiliate relationships with a number of government agencies and private organizations. These relationships offer incentives to employees wishing to continue their education. Not all students have the luxury of attending traditional college therefore at CSU-Global every class will be100% online, without any fixed schedules and the coursework is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, anywhere with internet access. This asynchronous model of education provides for a student-driven approach to learning, without the constraints of a traditional classroom environment. The classes begin every four weeks, allowing the students to start on their path to academic success with minimal delay.
Colorado State University-Global Campus not only provides quality education but is also dedicated to ensure that the students enjoy their student life for their academic, personal, and professional development. Being an online education institute CSU-Global Campus does not require providing housing and dining facility. CSU-Global's Career Center provides the professional resources needed to succeed outside of the classroom through Articles, tutorials, and seminars on video offer advice on every step of the job search, including interview preparation, how to find job openings, and how to handle stress. The campus also offers free online tutoring services to all students that allow learning and moving forward in assignment, class, and program. In addition to online resources, they can work with a real person, one-on-one, in real time, at any time of the day or night. At any time, the students can use CSU-Global Online Library that has access to credible and scholarly sources hundreds of databases of journal articles, government information, e-books, and other reference materials. Although CSU-Global Campus offers low, affordable tuition, many students participate in some form of Financial Aid with many options available to the students that can help with their educational expenses as they work toward their degree. The financial aid comes in the form of Federal Pell Grants awarded to undergraduate students working on their first bachelor's degree and need not be paid back, Federal Stafford Loans offers low-interest funding to students who need to borrow money to cover the costs of education (may or may not be need based) and must be repaid, Federal Plus Loan for Dependent students that can be borrowed by the student's parent, Federal Graduate Plus Loan and inside and outside scholarships.
CSU-Global Campus is committed to advancing student success in a global society, investing in human capital, expanding the state economy, and enhancing the quality of life for citizens in the state of Colorado and beyond by providing access to dynamic degree programs characterized by academic excellence, innovative delivery technologies, and strong stakeholder engagement. Colorado State University-Global Campus welcomes students not only from all over the state but from the whole wide world as well. The campus promotes equal opportunity for all potential and current students and employees not discriminating against any individual on the basis of sex, race, national origin, color, political affiliation, religion, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. Although the university does not have a very long history, it has grown from its first class of nearly 200 students in 2008, to have a student body of over 6,500 students with more than 1,300 graduates and improved remarkably. With so much to offer and that too at an affordable price, Colorado State University has been one of the most sought after universities in recent times. The college’s official website contains detailed and current information and can also be found on other social media sites.