Pueblo Community College

  • 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 6,197 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is same as the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 199 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pueblo Community College(CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty199 staff54 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pueblo Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The Pueblo Community College diversity score of 0.62 is equal to the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,197 students598 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:131:1
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# Full-Time Students2,014 students631 students
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# Part-Time Students4,183 students641 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
30%
21%
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% Black
5%
5%
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% White
53%
57%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.620.62
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College Completion Rate
19%
36%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$33,100
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $5,290 is more than the state average of $3,891. The in-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $19,150 is more than the state average of $10,554. The out-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,290$3,891
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Out-State Tuition Fees$19,150$10,554
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Tuition NotesAmounts listed are tuition only. Online tuition rates higher.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%85%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,500$10,940
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsFootball, Soccer, VolleyballFootball, Soccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Colorado-ADN Club, Culinary Arts 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: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pueblo Community College is Pikes Peak Community College (35.4 miles away).
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  • 13,204 students | 35.40 Mi5675 S Academy Blvd
    Colorado Springs CO  80906
    (719) 502-2000
    35.4013,204
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    Colorado Springs CO  80916
    (719) 638-6580
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  • 598 students | 40.20 Mi2315 East Pikes Peak Avenue
    Colorado Springs CO  80909
    (719) 633-00000000
    40.20598
  • CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs
    Private not-for-profit
    143 students | 40.50 Mi3645 Citadel Drive South
    Colorado Springs CO  80909
    (719) 622-00000000
    40.50143
  • 146 students | 40.70 Mi1079 Space Center Drive, Suite 140
    Colorado Springs CO  80915
    (719) 208-3800
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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,891 per year for in-state students and $10,554 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,938 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Colorado is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Colorado is CollegeAmerica-Denver. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.