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Colorado State University-Pueblo

Pueblo, CO

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About This Campus

Pueblo is a historically and culturaly rich city of over 100,000 located in the heart of the state along the Arkansas River near the Greenhorn Mountains in the coloful Pikes Peak region of Southern Colorado. Approximately 300 sunny days a year attract outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities. Colorado State University-Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of more than 4000 students, including nearly 150 international students. CSU-Pueblo provides professional coursework, superior instruction with a small professor-to-student ratio, and state-of-the-art technology for an ever-changing global economy. Invaluable hands-on experiences prepare CSU-Pueblo graduates for the demands of the modern world. Students can choose from 27 undergraduate programs.

2020/2021 Placement

Host Payment (A)
Home Payment (B)

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and choosing alternate options.

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Fast Facts

Location | Pueblo
Population | 163,600
Enrollment | 4,055
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Both (A/B)
Term Dates
Fall | 08/20-12/07
Spring | 01/14-05/03

Campus Diversity

White | 48%
Black | 6%
Hispanic/Latino | 33%
Asian | 1%
Native/1st Nation | 1%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 1%
Two or more | 5%
Other | 5%


-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Notable Academic Programs
  • Industrial Engineering - The BS in Engineering is a flexible, broad degree that prepares graduates to work in many industries. The degree has a specialization in mechatronics. Mechatronics combines mechanical and electrical engineering with computers to create devices that make our lives better. The BSIE program is concerned with the design, improvement, and installation of integrated systems of people, materials, information, equipment, and energy.
  • Athletic Training - Athletic training is the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries/illnesses to the athlete or the physically active. Completion of the CSU-Pueblo Athletic Training Program will prepare the athletic training student to challenge the Board of Certification (BOC) examination and the profession of athletic training. The Colorado State University-Pueblo Athletic Training Program is a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). accredited Athletic Training Education program.
  • Automotive Technology - The major in automotive industry management leads to a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree with a business administration minor and is designed to prepare students for automotive industry management careers by providing management skills, supported by the business and technical background requisite for success in the automotive industry. The curriculum emphasizes personnel supervision, financial analysis, customer relations, warranty administration, techniques of technical problem-solving, service management, marketing, merchandising and distribution methods used by the automotive aftermarket, automotive manufacturer and import industries.
  • Business - Our undergraduate and graduate business programs are fully accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB is the premier accrediting body for business programs. Recent Business and Computer Information Systems (CIS) graduates have average starting annual salaries of $37,000 and $44,500, respectively.
  • Construction Management - Construction Management combines the art and science of building technology with essential principles of business, management, computer technology and leadership. Construction Management involves the planning, scheduling, evaluation, and controlling of construction resources and activities, with optimize project cost, schedule, quality, and owner’s satisfaction.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History

Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biology/Life Science, Cell Biology, Forensic Biology, Molecular Biosciences, Wildlife Biology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Electronic Media, Integrated Marketing, Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media, Mass Communication

Criminal Justice: Corporate and Homeland Security, Criminology

Economics: Economics

Education: Elementary Education, English, Music, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Spanish

Engineering: Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Machatronic Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Technology, Wildlife Biology/Science

Forestry: Forestry

General Studies: Leadership Studies, Liberal Studies

Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Science

History: History

Industrial Studies: Construction Management

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Information Systems

Languages: Spanish

Mathematics: Mathematics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Music

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Applied Physics, Chemical Physics, Physics

Political Science: American Political Science, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Optometry Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Recreation

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies

Technology: Automotive Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Information Technology


Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500.00 paper, 173.00 computer or 61.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A/B

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment (Plan A) Students
  • Figures are current as of 05/13/19.
  • Estimated cost: $5204.0.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Host Payment (Plan A) students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment (Plan A): 18 ($346.93 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 05/13/19.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $150 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
ID Card $10 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Parking Fee $150 Year Plan A & B Optional
Orientation Fee $100 Year Plan A & B Optional
Transportation Fee $50 Year Plan A Optional

Important Notes: Housing deposit is non refundable.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

Financial Aid

Host Payment (Plan A)
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 001365

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/13/19

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 21% living on campus
  • Double: $3050
  • Full-year contract required for a full-year exchange
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $650.00
  • Proximity to campus: 20 min.
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $2255.0 declining balance plan.
  • $2030.0 per semester for 12 meals per week.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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