Colorado State University Pueblo

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,670
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$13,033
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.19%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
98.8%
1,572 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,617
44.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
35%
286 Graduates

About

Colorado State University Pueblo is a higher education institution located in Pueblo County, CO. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Colorado State University Pueblo were Registered Nursing (139 degrees awarded), General Business (77 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (58 degrees).

In 2022, 974 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Colorado State University Pueblo. 61.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (505 degrees), 1.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (295 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado State University Pueblo is $6,670, which is $−17,326 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Colorado State University Pueblo is $6,670, which is $−17,326 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,033.

In 2022, 62% of undergraduate students attending Colorado State University Pueblo received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 33% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,670
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Colorado State University Pueblo was $6,670. The cost of tuition at Colorado State University Pueblo is $−17,326 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$13,033
2022 Value
6.99%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Colorado State University Pueblo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,033. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Colorado State University Pueblo grew by 6.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,550
Room and Board
$1,460
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Colorado State University Pueblo was of $11,550 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.26% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,460. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 18.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

62% of undergraduate students at Colorado State University Pueblo received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 12.7% with respect to 2021, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.19%
2019 Default Rate
38
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Colorado State University Pueblo was 3.19%, which represents 38 out of the 1192 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Colorado State University Pueblo received 1,572 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 23.5% annual growth. Out of those 1,572 applicants, 1,553 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 98.8% acceptance rate.

There were 6,617 students enrolled at Colorado State University Pueblo in 2022. 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Colorado State University Pueblo has an overall enrollment yield of 40.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

98.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
1,553
Accepted Out of 1,572

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Colorado State University Pueblo was 98.8% (1,553 admissions from 1,572 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 99.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 23.5%, while admissions declined by −23.8%..

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SAT Scores

45%
Submission Percentage (2022)
284
Scores Submitted (2022)

45% of enrolled first-time students at Colorado State University Pueblo in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Colorado State University Pueblo had a total enrollment of 6,617 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Colorado State University Pueblo is 2,916 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,701. This means that 44.1% of students enrolled at Colorado State University Pueblo are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Colorado State University Pueblo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.8% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, 6.8% Two or More Races, 4.49% Black or African American, 3.25% Asian, 0.65% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.332% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Colorado State University Pueblo in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21%) and White Male (20.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.5%), followed by White Male (16.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.04%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Colorado State University Pueblo in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,617 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado State University Pueblo is 2,916 and the part-time enrollment is 3,701. This means that 44.1% of students enrolled at Colorado State University Pueblo are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Colorado State University Pueblo was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Colorado State University Pueblo had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,363 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,776 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    450 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Colorado State University Pueblo is 50.8% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, 6.8% Two or More Races, 4.49% Black or African American, 3.25% Asian, 0.65% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.332% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 298 students (4.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 218 more women than men received degrees from Colorado State University Pueblo. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Colorado State University Pueblo is white (505 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (295 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Colorado State University Pueblo is Registered Nursing (139 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (77 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (58 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Colorado State University Pueblo, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (58 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (74 degrees), and Social Sciences (90 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado State University Pueblo are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (428,922 people), Other managers (309,673 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (231,706 people), Social workers, all other (211,261 people), and Postsecondary teachers (159,459 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado State University Pueblo in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (58 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (74 degrees), Social Sciences (90 degrees), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), and History (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado State University Pueblo are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Colorado State University Pueblo are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (58 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (74 degrees), Social Sciences (90 degrees), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), and History (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Colorado State University Pueblo are Elementary & secondary schools (595,466 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (379,533 people), Legal services (338,469 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (250,019 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (236,861 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado State University Pueblo are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (58 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (74 degrees), Social Sciences (90 degrees), Language & Linguistics (14 degrees), and History (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Colorado State University Pueblo.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 139 degrees awarded
  2. 77 degrees awarded
  3. 58 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Colorado State University Pueblo was Registered Nursing with 139 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

378
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
596
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 378 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado State University Pueblo, which is 0.634 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (596).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado State University Pueblo in General Business, which is 1.6 times more than the 52 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado State University Pueblo in Registered Nursing, which is 7.05 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 19% of students graduating from Colorado State University Pueblo completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Colorado State University Pueblo is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.75% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    505 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    295 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    55 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Colorado State University Pueblo is white (505 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (295 degrees).

1.95% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    327 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    184 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    178 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Colorado State University Pueblo is white female (327 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (184 degrees).

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Operations

Colorado State University Pueblo has an endowment valued at nearly $24.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−2.77%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Colorado State University Pueblo had a total salary expenditure of 92.8M. Colorado State University Pueblo employs 45 Professors, 40 No academic ranks and 38 Assistant professors. Most academics at Colorado State University Pueblo are Male Professor (31), Male No academic rank (24), and Female Assistant professor (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado State University Pueblo are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 78 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 55 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees.

Endowment

$24.3M
2022 Endowment
18.5%
decline from 2021

Colorado State University Pueblo has an endowment valued at about $24.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Colorado State University Pueblo declined 18.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$40.1M
2022 Salaries
6.04%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Colorado State University Pueblo paid a median of $40.1M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($92.8M) and a 6.04% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.4M
Instructional Salaries
178
Number of Employees

In 2022, Colorado State University Pueblo paid a total of $11.4M to 178 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
45 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
78 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Colorado State University Pueblo were Professor with 45 employees, No academic rank with 40 employees, and Assistant professor with 38 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado State University Pueblo were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 78 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 55 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Colorado State University Pueblo was Male Professor with 31 employees, Male No academic rank with 24 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 21 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Colorado State University Pueblo.

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