Colorado State University at Pueblo

Colorado State University at Pueblo Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Colorado State University-Pueblo was established in 1933 as the Southern Colorado Branch of Colorado State College of Education. It was founded to provide educational opportunities to the people of Southern Colorado. Initially, the college offered two year programs in education and business, but later expanded to offer four year degrees in various fields. In 1964, it became an independent institution and changed its name to Southern Colorado State College. In 1965, it began offering Masters degree programs and in 1983 it was granted university status and changed its name to University of Southern Colorado. The university continued to expand its academic offerings and by 1999, it had become one of the largest universities in the region. Today, the university offers over 80 bachelor’s degrees, 20 master’s degrees, two doctoral degrees and a variety of certificates and endorsements for students from around the world. In addition to its academic offerings, CSU-Pueblo is also home to many research centers and institutes dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in Southern Colorado through research initiatives and community outreach programs.

Colorado State University at Pueblo, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Colorado State University at Pueblo. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Colorado State University at Pueblo, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Colorado State University at Pueblo

Colorado State University at Pueblo has an acceptance rate of 79%. This means that for every 100 applicants, 79 are accepted. The average high school GPA of those admitted to the university is 3.2 and the average ACT score is 20. The average SAT scores range from 1000-1150. For incoming freshmen, the average GPA is 2.9 and the average ACT score is 19. The university also requires a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 for admission consideration. Additionally, students should have completed 16 core courses in high school with a grade of C or higher in each course.

CSU Pueblo also offers a variety of scholarships and financial aid packages to help make college more affordable for its students. Scholarships are available based on academic merit, need, or special talents or abilities in areas such as art, music, theater, sports and more. Financial aid comes in the form of grants from both state and federal sources as well as loans from private lenders such as banks and credit unions. Students can apply for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additionally, students can work with their academic advisor to research other types of scholarships that may be available to them based on their individual circumstances or interests.

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 93%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 93%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 3,264
Female applicants 1,648
Male applicants 1,616
Applicants accepted 3,046
Female applicants accepted 1,550
Male applicants accepted 1,496
Freshman enrollment 1,032
Female freshman enrollment 497
Male freshman enrollment 535
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 81%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA 96%
Average high school GPA 3.1
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.6-3.5

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 10%
SAT Critical Reading average score 480
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 430-530
SAT Math average score 478
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 420-530
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 88%
Average ACT Composite score 20
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 18-23
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A