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Colleges / Colorado State University-Pueblo

Colorado State University-Pueblo

Pueblo, CO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate99%

Colorado State University Pueblo Admissions

Colorado State University-Pueblo is not difficult to get into. Around 99% of applicants get into Colorado State University-Pueblo each year. Out of 1,560 applications received in 2023, 1,541 students were offered admission.

If you are thinking about applying to Colorado State University-Pueblo, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 8/1 and the application fee is $25.

Students who apply to Colorado State University-Pueblo for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 15.

Colorado State University-Pueblo Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Colorado State University-Pueblo's admissions stats.

Colorado State University-Pueblo 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Colorado State University-Pueblo Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 1 September 15

Applying Early to Colorado State University-Pueblo?

Colorado State University-Pueblo does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Colorado State University-Pueblo Admissions

Transferring to Colorado State University-Pueblo

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Colorado State University-Pueblo

Colorado State University-Pueblo has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Colorado State University-Pueblo Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Colorado State University-Pueblo

What does Colorado State University-Pueblo consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Colorado State University-Pueblo for more information on admission factors.

Colorado State University-Pueblo 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Colorado State University-Pueblo, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Colorado State University-Pueblo's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Colorado State University-Pueblo?

Students admitted to Colorado State University-Pueblo have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 80% submitted a class rank. At Colorado State University-Pueblo 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 37% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Colorado State University-Pueblo, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 21%
3.75 and 3.99 11%
3.50 and 3.74 14%
3.25 and 3.49 14%
3.00 and 3.24 12%
2.50 and 2.9 17%
2.00 and 2.49 10%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Colorado State University-Pueblo directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Colorado State University-Pueblo does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Colorado State University-Pueblo is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Colorado State University-Pueblo

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Colorado State University-Pueblo. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Colorado State University-Pueblo during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Colorado State University-Pueblo Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Colorado State University-Pueblo?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Does Colorado State University-Pueblo accept transfer credits?

✅ Colorado State University-Pueblo accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Colorado State University-Pueblo accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Colorado State University-Pueblo accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Colorado State University-Pueblo accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Colorado State University-Pueblo?

✅ Colorado State University-Pueblo is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Colorado State University-Pueblo's acceptance rate?

✅ Colorado State University-Pueblo's acceptance rate is 99%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Colorado State University-Pueblo?

❌ Colorado State University-Pueblo does not offer early decision.

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Colorado State University Pueblo? Colorado State University Pueblo is a less selective institution. The Colorado State University Pueblo acceptance rate is 99%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.


Colorado State University Pueblo Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Colorado State University Pueblo is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Colorado State University Pueblo is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Colorado State University Pueblo SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Colorado State University Pueblo GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Colorado State University Pueblo, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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