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Colorado State University: Pueblo

Pueblo, CO

At A Glance

Main Address

2200 Bonforte Blvd

Pueblo, CO 81001-4901

www.csupueblo.edu

Admission Office

2200 Bonforte Boulevard

Pueblo, CO 81001-4901

(719) 549-2461

Fax : (719) 549-2419

info@csupueblo.edu

Contact : Sean McGivney

Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

Type of School

Public

university

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 4611

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 771.0%

Total undergraduates : 4,621

In-State Tuition : $13,437.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $27,254.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : Jul 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Mar 1

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 771.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 14.0%
Social Sciences : 14.0%
Health Professions : 10.0%
Parks And Recreation : 10.0%
Psychology : 8.0%
Public Administration and Social Services : 7.0%
Communications/Journalism : 5.0%
English : 5.0%
Liberal Arts : 5.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B
Business/Commerce, General M
Business/Managerial Economics B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Information Science/Studies B

Education
Education, General M

Engineering
Engineering, General B
Industrial Engineering B M

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician B
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences M

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work B

Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

External Degree Program

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Semester At Sea

ROTC Available

ROTC, Army

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

700 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Unique Facilities : 3 electron microscopes, golf course, river trail system, automotive service, ropes course, music amphitheater, 1+ megawatt solar system, 6 kilowatt solar system

Geographic Location : 42 miles from Colorado Springs, 100 miles from Denver.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 4,621

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : --

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 25

Full time students average age : 23

In state students : 93.0%

Out of state students : 7.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

2.0% Men who Join Fraternities

2.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : CSU-Pueblo Today

Student Newspaper URL : www.csupueblotoday.com

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 54.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 19.0%

Housing Options

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $250.00

Housing deposit due : Jul 1

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Thunderwolves

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Club

Scholarship

NCAA Division II

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Economically disadvantaged students services

Minority students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Cheerleading

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Diving

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Club

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Racquetball

Men's Club

Women's Club

Rodeo

Men's Club

Women's Club

Rugby

Men's Club

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Swimming

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's Club

Men's NCAA Division II

Other Sports : rock climbing


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $25.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Class Rank

Rigor of secondary school record

Considered

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Recommendations

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

AP

CLEP

State test(s) : ACCUPLACER

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

High school achievement record and test scores most important.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 10.0%

Top Quarter : 31.0%

Top Half : 64.0%

Bottom Half : 36.0%

Bottom Quarter : 7.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 18.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 15.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 19.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 33.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 15.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students who have taken the Advanced Placement Examination and who have received scores of 4, or 5 will be granted university credit. In some cases a score of 3 will be granted credit. CSU-Pueblo credit is awarded and posted on the transcript without a grade, is counted toward graduation, and may be used to fulfill specific requirements.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

1

0

Academic Electives

2

0

English

4

0

Math

4

0

Science

3

0

Science Lab

2

0

Social Studies

2

0

Foreign Language

1

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

3

ART 211

All

5

6

ART 211 & 212

All

Biology

3

4

BIOL 100/L

All

4

8

BIOL 181/L & 182/L

All

Calculus AB

3

5

MATH 126

All

Calculus BC

3

5

MATH 126

All

4

10

MATH 126 MATH 224

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 111/L

All

4

5

CHEM 121/L

All

5

10

CHEM 121/L & 122/L

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

3

FL 101

All

4

6

FL 101 & 102

All

5

9

FL 101, 102 & Elective

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POLSC 202

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

4

4

--

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

--

All

4

4

--

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 141

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENG 101

All

5

6

ENG 101 & 102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENG 130

All

5

6

ENG 101 & ENG 130

All

Environmental Science

3

4

CHEM 125/L

All

European History

3

3

--

All

4

6

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

3

FRN 201

All

4

6

FRN 101 & 201

All

5

9

FRN 101, 102 & 201

All

German Language and Culture

3

3

GER 201

All

4

6

GER 101 & 201

All

5

9

GER 101, 102 & 201

All

Human Geography

3

3

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

3

ITL 201

All

4

6

ITL 101 & 201

All

5

9

ITL 101, 102 & 201

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

3

FL 101

All

4

6

FL 101 & 102

All

5

9

FL 101, 102 & Elective

All

Latin

3

3

FL 101

All

4

6

FL 101 & 102

All

5

9

FL 101, 102 & Elective

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 202

All

Music Theory

3

3

--

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHYS 201/L

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHYS 202/L

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

5

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

5

--

All

Psychology

3

3

PSYCH 100

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

3

SPN 201

All

4

6

SPN 101 & 201

All

5

9

SPN 101, 102 & 201

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

4

6

--

All

5

9

--

All

Statistics

3

3

MATH 156

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POLSC 101

All

United States History

3

3

HIST 201

All

4

6

HIST 201 & 202

All

World History: Modern

3

3

HIST 101

All

4

6

HIST 101 & 103

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

6

Biology

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

Chemistry

50

6

College Algebra

50

3

College Mathematics

50

6

English Literature

50

6

Financial Accounting

50

3

French I

50

6

French II

62

12

German I

50

6

German II

63

12

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

6

Pre Calculus

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

66

12

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Mar 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Sean McGivney

Financial aid office phone : (719) 549-2753

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

Merit scholarships of $2,000 or more are awarded to admitted students with a cumulative weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher and either an ACT composite score of 25 or higher or SAT composite (math and verbal) of 1120 or higher. Admitted entering first-year students who have either a 3.8 GPA or 26 ACT Composite or 1200 SAT Composite will be invited to apply for the 25 places available each year in the Honors Program; other interested students may also apply. Tuition awards will be available to students who are accepted to the program.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Minority Status

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Job Skills

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

ROTC

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Army : Offered on Campus

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$13,437.00

$13,437.00

$13,437.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$27,254.00

$27,254.00

$27,254.00

Room and board:

$10,930.00

$8,901.00

$2,391.00

Books and supplies:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$2,260.00

$2,260.00

$2,116.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,296.00

$1,296.00

$1,296.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$29,123.00

$27,094.00

$20,440.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$42,940.00

$40,911.00

$34,257.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Diving

Available

Football

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Lacrosse

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Swimming

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Track and Field

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

Wrestling

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 13

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.3

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1.7

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Transfers must provide SEVIS release form from previous school.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $30.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $27,254.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $10,930.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $8,901.00

Additional estimated expenses: $611.00

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 75

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser