CSU-Pueblo Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Colorado State University Pueblo
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into CSU-Pueblo and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Colorado for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,318 out of 2,435 applicants were admitted making Colorado State University Pueblo an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Colorado State University Pueblo typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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CSU-Pueblo SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT80%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1120|
|Average SAT Score||1020|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Colorado State University Pueblo?
Colorado State University Pueblo typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #12 in Colorado for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1120 and Above||Good||>97%|
|1020 to 1120||Avg +||95%-97%|
|920 to 1020||Avg -||92%-95%|
|820 to 920||Reach||87%-92%|
|Less than 820||Low||<87%|
CSU-Pueblo ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT35%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into CSU-Pueblo?
Admission data indicates that CSU-Pueblo regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Colorado for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Colorado State University Pueblo.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>97%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||95%-97%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||92%-95%|
|15 to 18||Reach||87%-92%|
|Less than 15||Low||<87%|
Avg. High School GPA3.2*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Colorado State University Pueblo. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Colorado State University Pueblo was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Colorado for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as CSU-Pueblo accepts 95% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||34%||30%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2020
Days left to Apply121
Applicants have 121 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to CSU-Pueblo before the Aug 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Colorado State University Pueblo and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128106 IPEDS survey data for Colorado State University Pueblo.
Frequently Asked Questions
80% of students submit their SAT scores to CSU-Pueblo. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
95% of those who apply are granted admission to CSU-Pueblo. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1120. 80% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.