The acceptance rate at CSU-Pueblo is 94%. It ranks #19 in Colorado for lowest rate of acceptance. Colorado State University Pueblo is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,057 out of 2,181 applicants were admitted.
The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 69 percent (SAT 910/1110 ACT 18/23). Colorado State University Pueblo typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The CSU-Pueblo application fee is $25 and applications are due by May 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Colorado State University Pueblo is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||910|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1110|
|Average SAT Score||1010
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 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 810. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. CSU-Pueblo ranks #11 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.
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|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||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20
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 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Colorado for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Colorado State University Pueblo.
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What GPA do you need to get into Colorado State University Pueblo?
Applicants require above 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 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Colorado for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as CSU-Pueblo accepts 94% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||17.0%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||14.0%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||12.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||13.0%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.99||18.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||9.0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||1.0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
70% of Colorado State University Pueblo freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||13%|
|Top 25% of class||37%|
|Top 50% of class||70%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||31%||28%|
Applicants have 83 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Colorado State University Pueblo is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to Colorado State University Pueblo and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
80% of students submit their SAT scores to CSU-Pueblo. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
94% 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 910 and 1110. 80% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 35% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.