Colorado State University Pueblo

Colorado State University Pueblo

Colorado State University-Pueblo is a co-educational, public university located in Pueblo, Colorado. It was established on July 13, 1933. The University grants admission to over 4,000 students every year.

The schools and colleges under CSU-Pueblo are:

  • College of Education, Engineering, and Professional Studies
  • College of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • College of Sciences & Mathematics
  • Hasan School of Business

The university's sports teams are known as the Thunderwolves. CSUP sponsors baseball, racquetball, basketball, golf, soccer, volleyball and tennis teams.

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Contacting Colorado State

Colorado State University-Pueblo
2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo , CO 81001-4901
General Phone: (719) 549-2100

Colorado State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts245foreign language and literature, English, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, social services, political science, sociology, history
Business and Management161business, accounting, managerial economics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine93registered nursing
Science47biology, natural sciences, chemistry
Media47mass communication
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy38exercise science
Family and Social Work34social work
Therapy and Counseling33psychology
Engineering Technician27civil engineering tech, industrial tech, automotive tech, mechanical engineering tech
Fine Arts25fine arts
Engineering18industrial engineering, various engineering courses
Computer Science and Engineering17information science

Number of programs and degrees for Colorado State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree74228
Master's degree584

Colorado State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Colorado State had a total enrollment of 5,908 students (4,908 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 50%
Women 50%
Full-Time 91%
Part-Time 9%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 58%
Graduate 42%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 49%
Black 3%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 29%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 17%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)4%
New Mexico1%

Colorado State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 59 %

Colorado State Room and Board (2007)

Colorado State offers campus housing for 500 of its 4,908 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Pueblo, Colorado for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Colorado Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Colorado State Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math420550
ACT Verbal1622
ACT Math1622
ACT Composite1822

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT7%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT90%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Colorado State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,418
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,539
Room and board $ 6,300
Room charge $ 3,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,100
Books and supplies $ 1,750
Other expenses $ 4,376

Financial Aid:
Colorado State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 136500)

Colorado State Faculty

Colorado State has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year29$80,58515$75,305
Associate professoracademic year19$61,15023$60,702
Assistant professoracademic year27$53,46327$52,021
Instructoracademic year1*1*
Lectureracademic year10$28,60317$30,254
No academic rankacademic year3$27,7675$26,500
All faculty totalacademic year89$59,98588$52,319

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Colorado State Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Division II Independents
Basketball Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Baseball Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Track Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports336093

Colorado State Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Engineering, Other
Industrial Engineering

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mass Communication/Media Studies

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Natural Sciences

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Colorado State Highlights

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What Sets Colorado State Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Colorado State Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Colorado State Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Colorado State Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Colorado State % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Colorado State % of degrees in media
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Colorado State % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Colorado State % of degrees in fine arts
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Colorado State % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Colorado State Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Colorado State Female % of student body

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checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
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checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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