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Colorado State University--Pueblo is a public institution that was founded in 1933. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,624, its setting is city, and the campus size is 275 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Colorado State University--Pueblo's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,327 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,649 (2012-13).
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With an enrollment of more than 5,200 students, CSU-Pueblo is a fully accredited, regional comprehensive state university that provides social, educational, and cultural opportunities to its constituents. The 275-acre campus, which overlooks the Front Range of south central Colorado, is located in Pueblo, one of the more culturally dynamic regions of the country. Pueblo County, an ethnically and culturally diverse population of more than 150,000 people, offers numerous art and cultural attractions as well as recreational options for the outdoor enthusiast.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Colorado State University--Pueblo, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Colorado State University--Pueblo is $25. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 93.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||93.8%|
|Application deadline||August 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Colorado State University--Pueblo is 17:1, and the school has 42.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Colorado State University--Pueblo include: Sociology; Business/Commerce, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65.5 percent.
Colorado State University--Pueblo has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,624, with a gender distribution of 45.9 percent male students and 54.1 percent female students. At this school, 22.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 78.0 percent of students live off campus. Colorado State University--Pueblo is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Colorado State University--Pueblo offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, and health service. Colorado State University--Pueblo also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Colorado State University--Pueblo, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Colorado State University--Pueblo.
|Students who have cars on campus||90%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Colorado State University--Pueblo, 76.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,997.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$7,327 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,649 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,600 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data