Colorado State University--Pueblo

With an enrollment of nearly 4,500 students, Colorado State University-Pueblo is a fully accredited, regional comprehensive state university that provides social, educational, and cultural opportunities to its constituents. The 275-acre campus is located in Pueblo, an ethnically and culturally diverse community of more than 120,000 people, offering numerous art and cultural attractions and recreational options. CSU-Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework, hands-on research experiences and superior instruction with a small faculty to student ratio, and state-of-the-art technology through 70 fields of study. In addition to the Pueblo campus, CSU-Pueblo offers classes in several majors to meet the needs of working adults and military personnel in Colorado Springs at Fort Carson and a Tower location off of I-25 at Circle Drive. Courses are offered in pursuit of the following degrees -- Sociology, Sociology/Criminology emphasis, Social Work, Business Administration-Management -- as well as a variety of lower division general education courses. Student Life offerings include a Distinguished Speakers Series, concerts by Grammy Award winners like Ludacris, Gloriana, All American Rejects, and Andy Grammer in addition to movies, outdoor pursuits like ice climbing, hiking, and kayaking, and comedy performances like Second City. What else makes us unique? How about: A five-time Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and NCAA 2014 Division II National Champion Football team, which catapulted from start up to national champion in just seven years, or a club racquetball team that has won 17 National Championships. An Outdoor Pursuits program that introduces students to all that Colorado has to offer in outdoor activities like rock and ice-climbing, biking, rafting, kayaking, hiking, and of course, skiing. The Hasan School of Business, which ranks in the top 15 percent internationally through its accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. A Mass Communications Department and Center for New Media that offers hands-on experiences though an on-campus public television station, a radio station, and on-line and print publications. Alumni like Dana Perino, 1994, former White House Press Secretary and co-host of the Fox News Channel's, "The Five," Loren Blaney, 1970, co-creator of the Mars Rover, and Josh Bredl, A15, WWE Tough Enough Champion. A friendly student body that is among the most diverse in the state at 50 percent minority, including 150+ international students from 38 countries. A National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education designation, which places the University among a unique group of less than 3.5 percent of the nation's institutions. A military friendly designation based on a commitment to supporting military students. Recent initiatives include a Veterans Resource Center, newly refurbished Southeast Asia Campus Memorial, and annual Veterans Day Ceremonies and Fundraising Concerts to support military scholarships. An ever changing campus landscape, which features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, an enhanced soccer/lacrosse stadium, and a major renovation/expansion to the Occhiato University Center.

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Public, Coed 1933 N/A Semester $17.6 million + 2200 Bonforte Boulevard, Pueblo, CO 81001 (719) 549-2100
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Colorado Pueblo 884