Colorado State University Global Reviews

3.11 out of 5 stars
(85 Reviews)
70% of 85 students said this degree improved their career prospects
62% of 85 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 5/12/2019
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2019
"Online courses, regardless of the institution, will always require the student to do the heavy lifting - no exception here. You will have to take ownership of your time and effort to receive a quality experience. Every professor that I had, with maybe one exception, was helpful and made thoughtful comments on discussion posts and provided helpful feedback on assignments. You will write papers - tons and tons of papers, which require a deeper understanding of the topics than could be gained from cramming for a test. It's not for everyone, but I can honestly say that the class format and schedule at CSU Global made it infinitely easier to keep track of assignments compared to the online courses I'd taken at another campus. I will say that I found a few dead links for recommended reading in the course materials, which is disappointing, but if you can't take the initiative to search the school's library database for another source...you may not be cut out for online learning."
5.0 out of 5 stars
BSGRAD - 5/8/2019
Degree: Organizational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2019
"I have taken both in-class courses and online courses, I would still prefer online due to the fact of convenience and it helps me grow as a person by being able to comprehend information in order to succeed. After reading a couple of the reviews, I have to say that the personnel making the bad remarks are mainly the ones who don't understand the concept of online college. If you can't be self motivated, self discipline and do things that adults do, then stay with your brick and mortar style college. If you can comprehend the course work, you can succeed in any online course. This college worked for me; I am a father, husband, full-time employee and coach youth sports, so a brick and mortar class was not an option. In my opinion, it would have been too much driving and hearing whining young people complain about things that us older people managed to get by without, i.e. cell phone, internet, etc. This school provides you with weekly module materials to review, you take part in a weekly discussion, take a mastery test and complete a critical thinking paper with proper APA format. If you need your hand held to do college work, stay in a classroom setting. I had no issues with professors at CSU-Global, advisors were helpful and you can call them if you really need to take care of an issue.... yes a phone call not just play email tag, like many have stated. Be proactive and go seek what your looking for from the school. Some classes are pretty interesting and can have you grow a grey hair or two but the material is provided to help you research and find the answer. I have had prior leadership training and that is why I chose this degree, you can add specializations if you wish. I added a Criminal Justice Specialization and have learned a lot from taking those courses, I will graduate in less than a month."
4.3 out of 5 stars
Dona - 4/29/2019
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2019
"This is a grate school. I have two kids in a campus college also. Its harder in that its all online but if you have questions or need help you can email or call which is exactly what my kids do. They can choose to not go to lecture because thier courses are pod cast which is pretty much the same. Everything is due at the same time every week so no pop quizes. You have to teach yourself a little but I am older and have a ton of experience so I like it that way. Had trouble with two instructors but no different than any other school. The instructors are highly educated and work actively in thier field. Financial aid and my advisor were very helpful way more helpful than my daughters school that literally pops up new charges after financial aid is applied every five minutes. They are horrible but never had an issue with CSU. Called my advisor so.much I think she was annoyed but never showed it! Going to commencement in Denver in June! Yay! Never could move into positions I wanted because I didnt have a degree so now, sky is the limit!"
1.0 out of 5 stars
Disappointed - 4/25/2019
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2019
"No graduation here! What a waste of time and money. Disappointed with classes is an understatement. Part of the problem is the course materials are reused so they are just given to the instructor. The instructor just tells you if your numbers are wrong but not why. If you ask why you get no response. If you want to learn from mistakes on projects you get no response. Do they even know why themselves these instructors ? I doubt it. Thousands of online students and taking in profits at the expense of ordinary working people trying to learn online. What a shame."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Not recommended - 4/25/2019
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2019
"I dropped out from individual online classes here. Where to start with how disappointing? Lack of adequate course materials, assignments with no info given in course materials, quizzes that correspond to future weeks reading, quizzes that are just taken off quizlet.com, journal articles assigned for required reading that have nothing to do with the assignments, no help from instructors when asked, no refund when asked, rude customer service. Ive taken many online classes over the years and this ranks as joint worst experience all around."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Jesse Ballard - 3/11/2019
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2021
"I'm reading these reviews and it seems that most here have never taken an online course before. You get material, you are expected to learn it on your own, and you are given opportunities to demonstrate your knowledge. This University was ranked 9th best online degree by US News which is partially why I chose to attend it. The assignments take a lot of time and require you to do serious work. For me, it is difficult to accomplish while holding a 50+ hour a week job. I WISH it was as easy as these other reviews say it is. Perhaps they are okay with getting D's, I'm not sure. This is an adult school for adult students. If you can't learn on your own, and need to be fed like a baby, then find a daycare. I highly recommend this school as I've taken online classes at 3 community colleges before this, and this is by far the most intensive and rigorous of the 4."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Sarah - 2/28/2019
Degree: Healthcare Administration
Graduation Year: 2018
"Terrible. You pretty much study on your own with no help. Here is a sample of a weeks lessons. Click on this link by some other author and watch his 6 hour video. Click on these 3 other links by other random authors and read and then write an essay. I know how to write. Recently I rushed to write an essay. It was of very poor quality, citations incorrect, grammar, did not meet content requirement, I even had a duplicate sentence. I got an A on the essay and nothing was mentioned of all the errors. I don't think the professor even reads. I learnt nothing. Terrible school. This is side job for the professors."
2.9 out of 5 stars
Josh - 2/15/2019
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2019
"Listen you can learn a lot from the program. Dont let the reviews on here fool you. However, what you learn is only up to you. All the content is there, but you arent actually taught anything by an instructor. They facilitate the course and grade for work. Thats it. You have to put in the work to actually retain and apply what you learn. I just finished my BS in Information Technology with a 3.75, and it was the easiest course load Ive ever taken. Most of the teachers dont even read the papers; I literally copied and pasted the same three paragraphs one time to make a 10 page paper and received a 95% (I forgot to cite). Its sad to admit but I wanted to see for myself if the instructor paid attention. Obviously they did not. This was true for almost every class I took. Sometimes Id completely bs a paper and get a 90-95%. The paper didnt even make sense. Long story short...you will take from this school what you want. Dont expect anything from the professors. I was told once that if I had questions that Id have to google them to help with a database issue for a program we were required to install on our computers. Enough said."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Avangelina C - 2/13/2019
Degree: Project Management
Graduation Year: 2019
"From the beginning I have had issues with enrollment, advising, academics, and disability services. This is not a real institution and should be condemned. There is a lack of morale and carelessness with the operations of the college. Go to the Harvard Extension School you will have a much better experience."
1.0 out of 5 stars
Edward Garza - 1/30/2019
Degree: Construction Management
Graduation Year: 2019
"The comments here discussing how truly poor the instruction is are unfortunately true. I've had one good teacher. Amazing actually and it was evident they cared. Unfortunately, it is also incredibly evident that some instructors put zero effort into these programs and they are employed soley to roll cash. I've myself tried contacting instructors to verify assignment requirements. No response was ever given and the teacher gave me a bad grade. The classes often flow poorly and are rarely relevant to the course content."
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