CSU made it to Forbes’ Top 100 Colleges for 2011. Colorado State University was listed as 61st out the 100 colleges and 45th among Forbes’ Best Buy Colleges.

Colorado State University is ranked among the best schools in the nation in Forbes’ annual ranking of the Top Colleges for 2011. Colorado State ranked 61st among public universities.

Colorado State also made the Forbes Top 100 Best Buy Colleges list, ranking 45th among all private and public universities.

The Top Colleges list ranks the 650 best undergraduate institutions – or the top 20 percent of all undergraduate institutions. The rankings are based on five general categories: post-graduate success, student satisfaction, debt, four-year graduation rate and competitive awards.