Colorado State University-Pueblo

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$7,705

6% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$14,988

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.77%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

95.3%

5,899 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

6,639

55% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

35%

357 Graduates

About

Colorado State University-Pueblo is a higher education institution located in Pueblo County, CO. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Colorado State University-Pueblo were Registered Nursing (97 degrees awarded), General Business (91 degrees), and Sociology (85 degrees).

In 2017, 881 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Colorado State University-Pueblo. 58.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (451 degrees), 1.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (265 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado State University-Pueblo is $7,705, which is $-13,028 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Colorado State University-Pueblo is $7,705, which is $-13,028 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,988.

In 2017, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$7,705

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Colorado State University-Pueblo was $7,705. The cost of tuition at Colorado State University-Pueblo is $-13,028 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$14,988

2017 Value

16.3%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Colorado State University-Pueblo had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,988. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Colorado State University-Pueblo grew by 16.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,802

Room and Board

$1,140

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Colorado State University-Pueblo was of $9,802 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,140. The cost of room and board increased by 4.09% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at Colorado State University-Pueblo received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 15.7% with respect to 2016, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.77%

2016 Default Rate

112

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Colorado State University-Pueblo was 7.77%, which represents 112 out of the 1442 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 5,899 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 17.3% annual decline. Out of those 5,899 applicants, 5,624 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.3% acceptance rate.

There were 6,639 students enrolled at Colorado State University-Pueblo in 2017, and 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Colorado State University-Pueblo has an overall enrollment yield of 12.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

5,624

Accepted Out of 5,899

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Colorado State University-Pueblo was 95.3% (5,624 admissions from 5,899 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 96.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -17.3%, while admissions declined by -18.2%.

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SAT Scores

11%

Submission Percentage

83

Scores Submitted

11% of enrolled first-time students at Colorado State University-Pueblo in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Colorado State University-Pueblo has a total enrollment of 6,639 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado State University-Pueblo is 3,652 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,987. This means that 55% 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 47.6% White, 24.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.55% Black or African American, 4.08% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.512% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.256% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Colorado State University-Pueblo in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.6%), followed by White Male (22.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (18.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (38.1%), followed by White Male (13.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

55%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Colorado State University-Pueblo, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,639 students. The full-time enrollment at Colorado State University-Pueblo is 3,652 and the part-time enrollment is 2,987. This means that 55% of students enrolled at Colorado State University-Pueblo are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

2017 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 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

  1. White

    3,159

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,602

  3. Black or African American

    302

The enrolled student population at Colorado State University-Pueblo is 47.6% White, 24.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.55% Black or African American, 4.08% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.512% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.256% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 1,056 students (15.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 145 more women than men received degrees from Colorado State University-Pueblo. The majority of degree recipients at Colorado State University-Pueblo are white (451 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (265 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Colorado State University-Pueblo is Registered Nursing (97 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (91 degrees) and Sociology (85 degrees).

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 (67 degrees awarded), History (22 degrees), and Social Sciences (96 degrees).

Workforce

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 (430,742 people), Other managers (358,716 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (328,422 people), Social workers, all other (234,678 people), and Postsecondary teachers (152,407 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado State University-Pueblo are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (67 degrees awarded), History (22 degrees), Social Sciences (96 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), and Communications (50 degrees).

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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 Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Colorado State University-Pueblo are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (67 degrees awarded), History (22 degrees), Social Sciences (96 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), and Communications (50 degrees).

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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 (638,166 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (420,380 people), Legal services (347,908 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (271,513 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (253,436 people).

The most specialized majors at Colorado State University-Pueblo are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (67 degrees awarded), History (22 degrees), Social Sciences (96 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), and Communications (50 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 97 degrees awarded

  2. 91 degrees awarded

  3. 85 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Colorado State University-Pueblo was Registered Nursing with 97 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 368

  2. 513

In 2017, 368 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado State University-Pueblo, which is 0.717 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (513).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 72 degrees were awarded to men at Colorado State University-Pueblo in General Business, which is 1.36 times more than the 53 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 110 degrees were awarded to women at Colorado State University-Pueblo in Registered Nursing, which is 6.11 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 18% 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, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% within 200%.

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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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Colorado State University-Pueblo is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.96% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    451 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    265 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    57 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Colorado State University-Pueblo is white (451 degrees awarded). There were 1.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (265 degrees).

2.61% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    253 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    198 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    176 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Colorado State University-Pueblo is white female (253 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (198 degrees).

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Operations

Colorado State University-Pueblo has an endowment valued at nearly $18M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $153k (0.851%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Colorado State University-Pueblo had a total salary expenditure of $91.3M. Colorado State University-Pueblo employs 58 Assistant professors, 47 Associate professors, and 42 Professors. Most academics at Colorado State University-Pueblo are Female Assistant professors (32), Male Professors(28), and Male Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado State University-Pueblo are: Office and Administrative Support, with 116 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 49 employees, and Service with 48 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18M

2017 Endowment

1.93%

growth from 2016

Colorado State University-Pueblo has an endowment valued at about $18M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Colorado State University-Pueblo grew 1.93% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $7.02M - Federal

  2. $13.9M - State

  3. $669k - Local

As of 2017, Colorado State University-Pueblo received $7.02M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.9M from state grants and contracts, and $669k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$36.1M

2017 Salaries

9.41%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Colorado State University-Pueblo paid a median of $36.1M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($91.3M) and a 9.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.94% growth from 2015 and a 1.53% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.2M

Instructional Salaries

186

Number of Employees

In 2017, Colorado State University-Pueblo paid a total of $11.2M to 186 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

58 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

116 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Colorado State University-Pueblo were Assistant professor with 58 employees; Associate professor with 47 employees; and Associate professor with 42 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Colorado State University-Pueblo were Office and Administrative Support with 116 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 49 employees; and Service with 48 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Colorado State University-Pueblo was Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, Male Professor with 28 employees, and Male Associate professor with 27 employees.

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

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