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CSU-Pueblo Tuition & Cost

Pueblo, Colorado

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Colorado Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Colorado State University Pueblo
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$2,242
Room and Board $10,930
Other Expenses Budget$5,356
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Colorado State University Pueblo
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$2,242
Room and Board $10,930
Other Expenses Budget$5,356

Residents of Colorado pay an annual total price of $26,677 to attend Colorado State University Pueblo on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,349 for tuition, $10,930 room and board, $1,800 for books and supplies and $2,242 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $33,235 which is 24.6% higher than Colorado residents. The tuition charge is $12,907 while room and board is $10,930, books and supplies are $1,800 and other fees come in at $2,242.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Colorado State University Pueblo when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Colorado State University Pueblo
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,243
$30,001 to $48,000$11,440
$48,001 to $75,000$13,811
$75,001 to $110,000$17,343

The average reported annual net price for Colorado State University Pueblo for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,388 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

98% of full-time undergrad Colorado State University Pueblo received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $8,729 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 78% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,788 and 7% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $13,606.

Finanical Aid Colorado State University Pueblo
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,729 98%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,091 74%
Pell Grants $4,840 47%
Other Federal Grants $810 87%
State and Local Grants $3,506 51%
Federal Student Loans $4,788 78%
Other Student Loans $13,606 7%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Colorado State University Pueblo, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $38,996. The loan balance of $38,996 is a four year multiple of the $9,749 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $372 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $38,996
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $372.06
Total Interest Paid $5,651.78
Sum of All Loan Payments $44,647.78

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Colorado Residents Non Residents
1 $26,677 $33,235
2 $26,842 $33,440
3 $27,007 $33,646
4 $27,174 $33,854

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Colorado State University Pueblo to be $106,708 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Colorado State University Pueblo
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Colorado Residents $265 $795 $1,060
Out of State Residents $538 $1,614 $2,152

Estimated cost for a class at Colorado State University Pueblo based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Colorado State University Pueblo versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Colorado State University Pueblo Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128106 IPEDS survey data for Colorado State University Pueblo.