Exploring the Foundations of Freedom:

Past meets future.

Far from the gridlock of the coasts and the failures of Washington, D.C., the place to invest in your future is vibrant Colorado—with the stunning Rocky Mountains as a setting for a culture of leadership and open inquiry.

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Our Mission

Set in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, the Center for the Study of Government and the Individual (CSGI) will give you a world-class education in the American political tradition. With a multidisciplinary educational and professional development program, it is the perfect launchpad for a lifetime of providing civic leadership--whether it be in the national crucible of Washington, D.C., the entrepreneurial dynamism of Colorado, or the unique challenges of your hometown.

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Our Programs

Our multidisciplinary program, the fastest-growing of its kind in the country, immerses students in politics, law, economics, and education.

Our People

We are proud to boast a fast-growing faculty of world-class scholars and teachers.

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Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives.
— James Madison