Colorado State University-Pueblo (CSU-Pueblo)

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CSU-Pueblo can be found in Pueblo, CO, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around seven thousand students enrolled each year at CSU-Pueblo.

Most of the students admitted to this school got an SAT score between 940 - 1130, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 18 - 24. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the CSU-Pueblo average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.25 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 93 percent with 24 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CSU-Pueblo Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Colorado State University-Pueblo was reported as 93.0% in Fall 2020 with over 2,890 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CSU-Pueblo ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • CSU-Pueblo Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Colorado State University-Pueblo?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Colorado State University-Pueblo is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Colorado State University-Pueblo has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 96.4%
  • 2017-2018: 95.3%
  • 2018-2019: 95.2%
  • 2019-2020: 93.0%
  • Projected CSU-Pueblo Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 87.9%

How Does CSU-Pueblo Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Colorado State University-Pueblo is sixty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Colorado College13.5%
United States Air Force Academy11.1%
Adams State University99.1%
Regis University71.0%
Colorado School of Mines53.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to CSU-Pueblo (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 570
Math470 - 560
Total Score940 - 1130
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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