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CSU-Pueblo Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Colorado State University Pueblo

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
93%
Admission Difficulty for Colorado State University Pueblo
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Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into CSU-Pueblo and can I get accepted? The school has a 93% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Colorado for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,684 out of 2,885 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 66 percent. Colorado State University Pueblo typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Colorado State University Pueblo is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CSU-Pueblo SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
80%
SAT Scores for Colorado State University Pueblo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Colorado State University Pueblo
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Colorado State University Pueblo admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >96%
1035 to 1130 Avg + 93%-96%
940 to 1035 Avg - 89%-93%
845 to 940 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 845 Low <82%
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CSU-Pueblo ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for Colorado State University Pueblo
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Colorado State University Pueblo
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
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 #12 in Colorado for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Colorado State University Pueblo.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Colorado State University Pueblo admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >96%
21 to 24 Avg + 93%-96%
18 to 21 Avg - 89%-93%
15 to 18 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 15 Low <82%
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CSU-Pueblo GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Colorado State University Pueblo?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into CSU-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 93% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.2 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Colorado State University Pueblo admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,632 1,253 2,885
Accepted 1,534 1,150 2,684
Acceptance Rate 94% 92% 93%
Enrolled 312 322 634
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 28% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
219

Applicants have 219 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on May 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Colorado State University Pueblo is $25.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Colorado State University Pueblo and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Colorado State University Pueblo Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Colorado State University Pueblo
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

FAQs

Does Colorado State University Pueblo prefer SAT or ACT?

80% of students submit their SAT scores to CSU-Pueblo. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Colorado State University Pueblo?

93% 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.

What SAT score is required for Colorado State University Pueblo?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1130. 80% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Colorado State University Pueblo?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 35% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.