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Colorado State University - Pueblo Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Colorado State University - Pueblo, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Colorado State University - Pueblo Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Colorado State University - Pueblo was awarded 63 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is civil engineering technology.

Overall Quality

Colorado State University - Pueblo landed the #1,712 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Colorado State University - Pueblo also holds the #26 spot on the Best Colleges in Colorado ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Colorado State University - Pueblo?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 95%, Colorado State University - Pueblo has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

Average Test Scores

About 11% of students accepted to Colorado State University - Pueblo submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 560. Math scores were between 470 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Colorado State University - Pueblo  ( 460 to 560 )

SAT Math Scores for Colorado State University - Pueblo  ( 470 to 570 )
Colorado State University - Pueblo received ACT scores from 89% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Colorado State University - Pueblo  ( 18 to 23 )

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Colorado State University - Pueblo Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Colorado State University - Pueblo, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Colorado State University - Pueblo is 58%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  58 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Colorado State University - Pueblo

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Colorado State University - Pueblo is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Colorado State University - Pueblo is 18%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  18 out of 100

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Colorado State University - Pueblo Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,310 undergraduates at Colorado State University - Pueblo with 2,985 being full-time and 1,325 being part-time.

How Much Does Colorado State University - Pueblo Cost?

The overall average net price of Colorado State University - Pueblo is $14,653. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Colorado State University - Pueblo

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,363 $11,831 $15,799 $17,886 $20,161

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Colorado State University - Pueblo, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Colorado State University - Pueblo, approximately 94% of students took out student loans averaging $4,477 a year. That adds up to $17,908 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Colorado State University - Pueblo is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Colorado State University - Pueblo Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Colorado State University - Pueblo make around $37,500 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 6% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Colorado State University - Pueblo make the most money.

Location of Colorado State University - Pueblo

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a public institution situated in Pueblo, Colorado. Pueblo is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for Colorado State University - Pueblo are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81001-4901
Phone: 719-549-2100

Colorado State University - Pueblo Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 36 majors graduated from Colorado State University - Pueblo. Of these students, 702 received undergraduate degrees and 106 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 111 $58,900
General Business/Commerce 81 $34,500
Sociology 64 $32,700
General Psychology 43 $27,700
Health & Physical Education 40 $32,900
Social Work 36 $32,400
General Biology 30 $30,700
Liberal Arts General Studies 28 $33,600
Communication & Media Studies 28 $26,700
Information Science 26 $42,500

Learn more about the majors offered at Colorado State University - Pueblo along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Colorado State University - Pueblo

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 1,144 students took at least one online class at Colorado State University - Pueblo. This is an increase from the 807 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,144 211
2017-2018 807 145
2016-2017 312 55
2015-2016 144 43
2013-2014 116 3

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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