Student Bill of Rights
Four Year Graduation Agreement
C.R.S. 23-1-125. Commission directive –student bill of rights
The General Assembly hereby finds that students enrolled in public institutions of higher education shall have the following rights:
- Students should be able to complete their associate of arts and associate of science degree programs in no more than sixty credit hours or their baccalaureate programs in no more than one hundred twenty credit hours unless there are additional degree requirements recognized by the commission;
- A student can sign a two-year or four-year graduation agreement that formalizes a plan for that student to obtain a degree in two or four years, unless there are additional degree requirements recognized by the commission;
- Students have a right to clear and concise information concerning which courses must be completed successfully to complete their degrees;
- Students have a right to know which courses are transferable among the state public institutions of higher education;
- Students, upon completion of core general education courses, regardless of the delivery method, should have those courses satisfy the core course requirements of all Colorado public institutions of higher education;
- Students have a right to know if courses from one or more public higher education institutions satisfy the student’s degree requirements;
- A student’s credit for the completion of the core requirements and core courses shall not expire for ten years from the date of initial enrollment and shall be transferrable.
Under the Students Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, colleges and universities are required to publish the graduate rate of first-time undergraduate students. This graduation rate is defined as the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who complete their bachelor’s degree, at CSU Pueblo, within six years of their initial enrollment. First-time undergraduate students are defined as full-time, degree seeking undergraduate students who enroll at Colorado State University Pueblo with no previous college experience.
The University’s average graduation rate for the most recent 3-year average of entering cohorts is 32%.