Pueblo Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,754
2.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$10,994
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.97%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
6,481
24.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.3%
54 Graduates

About

Pueblo Community College is a higher education institution located in Pueblo County, CO. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Pueblo Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (126 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (116 degrees), and General Studies (111 degrees).

In 2022, 2,592 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pueblo Community College. 44% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 56% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,207 degrees), 1.57 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (768 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pueblo Community College is $3,754, which is $−4,358 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Pueblo Community College is $3,754, which is $−4,358 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,994.

In 2022, 54% of undergraduate students attending Pueblo Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,754
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Pueblo Community College was $3,754. The cost of tuition at Pueblo Community College is $−4,358 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$10,994
2022 Value
2.17%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Pueblo Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,994. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Pueblo Community College grew by 2.17%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,439
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pueblo Community College was of $11,439 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
18%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Pueblo Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 8% with respect to 2021, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.97%
2019 Default Rate
48
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Pueblo Community College was 3.97%, which represents 48 out of the 1208 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Pueblo Community College had a total enrollment of 6,481 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Pueblo Community College is 1,609 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,872. This means that 24.8% of students enrolled at Pueblo Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pueblo Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.8% White, 36.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 3.21% Black or African American, 2.31% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1% Asian, and 0.139% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pueblo Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.8%), followed by White Male (24.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (19.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

24.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pueblo Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,481 students. The full-time enrollment at Pueblo Community College is 1,609 and the part-time enrollment is 4,872. This means that 24.8% of students enrolled at Pueblo Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

47%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pueblo Community College was 47%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Pueblo Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,164 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,340 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    241 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Pueblo Community College is 48.8% White, 36.1% Hispanic or Latino, 3.72% Two or More Races, 3.21% Black or African American, 2.31% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1% Asian, and 0.139% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 267 students (4.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 310 fewer women than men received degrees from Pueblo Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pueblo Community College is white (1,207 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (768 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Pueblo Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (126 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (116 degrees) and General Studies (111 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Pueblo Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (256 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (150 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (296 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pueblo Community College are Accountants & auditors (1,037,772 people), Other managers (787,396 people), Software developers (660,459 people), Financial managers (501,210 people), and Chief executives & legislators (398,628 people).

The most specialized majors at Pueblo Community College in 2022 are Precision Production (256 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (150 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (296 degrees), Protective Services (143 degrees), and Business (678 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pueblo Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Pueblo Community College are Precision Production (256 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (150 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (296 degrees), Protective Services (143 degrees), and Business (678 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pueblo Community College are Computer Systems Design (1,031,818 people), Elementary & secondary schools (556,575 people), Banking & related activities (538,001 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (486,924 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (453,455 people).

The most specialized majors at Pueblo Community College are Precision Production (256 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (150 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (296 degrees), Protective Services (143 degrees), and Business (678 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pueblo Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 126 degrees awarded
  2. 116 degrees awarded
  3. 111 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Pueblo Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 126 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,451
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,141
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,451 degrees were awarded to men at Pueblo Community College, which is 1.27 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,141).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 478 degrees were awarded to men at Pueblo Community College in Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry, which is 2.75 times more than the 174 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 174 degrees were awarded to men at Pueblo Community College in Business, Office Automation, Technology, & Data Entry, which is 0.364 times less than the 478 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Pueblo Community College is Female and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,207 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    768 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    199 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pueblo Community College is white (1,207 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (768 degrees).

9.57% of degree recipients (248 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    629 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    578 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    425 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Pueblo Community College is white male (629 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (578 degrees).

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Operations

Pueblo Community College employs 88 No academic ranks. Most academics at Pueblo Community College are Female No academic rank (54), and Male No academic rank (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pueblo Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 77 employees, Management, with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.81M - Federal
  2. $6.14M - State
  3. $1.05M - Local

As of 2022, Pueblo Community College received $3.81M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.14M from state grants and contracts, and $1.05M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$27M
2022 Salaries
20.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Pueblo Community College paid a median of $27M in salaries, a 20.2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.35M
Instructional Salaries
88
Number of Employees

In 2022, Pueblo Community College paid a total of $5.35M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
88 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
77 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pueblo Community College was No academic rank with 88 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pueblo Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 77 employees, Management with 31 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pueblo Community College was Female No academic rank with 54 employees, and Male No academic rank with 34 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Pueblo Community College.

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