Colorado State University, at Fort Collins; land-grant with state and federal support; chartered 1870, opened 1879 as an agricultural college, assumed present name in 1957. There is a veterinary teaching hospital, an agricultural campus, and a research campus. The Rocky Mt. Forest and Range Experiment Station, the Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, and the headquarters of the Colorado State Forest Service are there.
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