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 eight thousand students enrolled each year at CSU-Pueblo.

Most of the students admitted to this school got an SAT score between 840 - 1050, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 18 - 23. 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 3.18 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 94 percent with 31 percent of applicants deciding to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CSU-Pueblo Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Colorado State University-Pueblo was reported as 94.3% in Fall 2012 with over 3,150 college 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 - 23
  • CSU-Pueblo Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of CSU-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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CSU-Pueblo has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 96.9%
  • 2009-2010: 94.8%
  • 2010-2011: 93.3%
  • 2011-2012: 93.8%
  • 2012-2013: 94.3%
  • Projected CSU-Pueblo Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 94.2%

How Does CSU-Pueblo Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Colorado State University-Pueblo is seventy percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Colorado College22.4%
United States Air Force Academy15.4%
Adams State University52.6%
Colorado Christian University97.6%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver78.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes 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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to CSU-Pueblo (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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