• Pueblo Community College is a public, nondenominational, coeducational, two-year institution currently operating on the semester system.  PCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  Off-campus programs have been designed to serve the college-area communities in the most practical and economically efficient manner possible; in effect, off-campus services take classes to sites that are more convenient for area residents.  Courses are offered at the Fremont Campus in Canon City and the Southwest Colorado Community College East and West campuses located the Durango-Cortez area.  Financial aid is available to those who qualify

School Highlights

Pueblo Community College serves 6,545 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,545 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,290
  • Out-state tuition: $19,150
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 46%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Pueblo Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 405 teachers has grown by 103% over five years.
Pueblo Community College
(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control
Public
Private, for profit
Total Faculty
405 staff
87 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
70
18

Student Body

The student population of Pueblo Community College has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Pueblo Community College diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,545 students
723 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,954 students
528 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,591 students
952 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Pueblo Community College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
532 students
443 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,954 students
431 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
31 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,591 students
717 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
370 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
34%
22%
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% Black
4%
5%
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% White
54%
57%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
1%
% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.59
0.62
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
19%
32%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Pueblo Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of CO by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
2.61%
2.61%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,900
$33,300
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Pueblo Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of CO by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,290 is more than the state average of $3,735. The in-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $19,150 is more than the state average of $10,371. The out-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,290
$3,735
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$19,150
$10,371
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Tuition Notes
Amounts listed are tuition only. Online tuition rates higher.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
87%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Pueblo Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CO by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,000
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
62%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Colorado-ADN Club, Dental Assisting Student Organization, Dented Circle, Disability Student Support Mentoring Organization, Engineering, Fire Science Club, History Club, Mathematics (STEM) Club, Occupational Therapy Assistant Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club, President's Leadership Program, PS CARE, Respiratory Care Club, Science, Skills USA, Spectrum, Student American dental Hygienists Association (SCADHA), Technology, Thoroughly Well Read (Book Club), Trio Student Support Service’s (TRiO SSS) Club, TRiO Upward Bound

Arts and Music Programs:
Panther Players
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • Pueblo Community College, located in Pueblo, Colorado, is a public, non-denominational, co-educational, two-year institution that was founded in 1933 and is currently operating on the semester system. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Enrollment at Pueblo Community College has more than doubled over the past decade, and the College now has campuses in Pueblo, Canon City, Durango and Cortez. PCC offers more than three dozen certificate and degree programs including 13 Health programs. PCC constantly strives to provide students with modern facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and comprehensive technical and transfer programs that will prepare students either for the job market or for transferring to four-year institutions. Students have access to a wide range of academic support services, counseling and advising services, and student activities. In addition to offering a full range of associate degrees and certificates at the Pueblo Campus; Pueblo Community College offers courses at various locations through the Fremont Campus in Canon City, and the Southwest Center in Cortez and Durango. All off-campus, college-credit and non-credit classes meet the same high-quality standards as those taught on campus.
Profile last updated: 07/22/2022

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,545 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,290
  • Out-state tuition: $19,150
  • Student:teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Minority enrollment: 46%
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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