Colorado State University Pueblo welcomes applications from all persons interested in post-secondary education.
The Ofﬁce of Admissions is located in the Administration building. All correspondence concerning admission should be addressed to the Ofﬁce of Admissions, Colorado State University Pueblo, 2200 Bonforte Boulevard, Pueblo, CO 81001-4901 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Visitor Center, located in the Buell Communications Center at the entrance of campus, provides services speciﬁcally for new ﬁrst-year and transfer students, including campus tours and information about the admission process. Campus tours are available Monday thru Friday, and reservations can be made online at: www.csupueblo.edu/visit (http:// www.csupueblo.edu/visit) or by contacting the Visitor Center at (719) 549-2418 or email@example.com.
Prospective students may obtain information about all CSU Pueblo programs, as well as admission procedures, from the Visitor Center or the Ofﬁce of Admissions.
For information about admission to CSU Pueblo Online see the CSU Pueblo Online section within the Special Academic Programs and Services section of this catalog.
Admission standards and requirements included in this section apply only to students entering the University in Fall 2020, Spring 2021, or Summer 2021.
Colorado State University Pueblo’s admission process is designed to promote diversity within the student population and to assure equal access to qualiﬁed applicants. CSU Pueblo is a moderately selective institution, and is committed to providing access to a 4-year college degree to any student is who academically prepared. The ﬁnal admission decision is based on the applicant’s potential for attaining a degree at the University. Standards for each student type may be found under their respective sections.
NOTE: Acceptance by the University does not necessarily mean acceptance into a particular degree program, some of which have admission requirements beyond those of the University.
A student admitted to Colorado State University Pueblo with an index score of 86 or below is required to enroll in an academic skill building and success course in the first term of enrollment as a condition of admission to the University. The default course for all majors is US 101 Academic & Career Exploration (1 c.h.). The following courses are also acceptable: MUS 101 Music Performance Symposium I [ "0", (0,1 c.h.), EN 101 Introduction to Engineering (2 c.h.), EPER 101 Intro to EXPER (2 c.h.), AIM 105 AIM and College Life (1 c.h.), CET 101 Intro to Civil Engineering Technology (2 c.h.), BIOL 171 First Year Seminar (1 c.h.), and BSAD 101 Business-Careers and Opportunities (1 c.h.). Successful completion of the academic skill building course is a requirement of continued enrollment after the first semester. Students who are admitted with an index score of 80 or below are required to take a three credit course (US 151 Introduction to Academic Life (3 c.h.)) in their first semester. Students who are admitted with an index score of 81 to 86 are required in their first semester to take either a one credit course (US 101 Academic & Career Exploration (1 c.h.)) or substitute a course specified by their program and approved by the Curriculum and Academic Policies Board.
For the best scholarship opportunities, registration time, and housing considerations, applicants should apply and be admitted as early as possible. Those still in high school may apply once they have completed six semesters. To be considered for a specific term, all documents required for admission must be received in the Office of Admissions by the deadline for that term. Transfer students should allow sufficient time to have official transcripts sent from all institutions previously attended.
Application forms and credentials must be filed by the following deadlines:
|Fall Semester||August 1|
|Spring Semester||January 2|
Newly admitted freshman, transfer, international, and degree plus students are required to pay an enrollment deposit prior to registering for their first semester of classes at CSU Pueblo. If a student pays and decides not to attend one semester, but attends another, a previously-paid deposit will be honored for one calendar year.
Students should contact the Office of Admissions for questions regarding the deposit.