Pueblo Community College

900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004-0000
Tel: 7195493200
  • 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 5,816 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Pueblo Community College is the only community colleges within Pueblo County, CO.
  • The nearest community college is Pikes Peak Community College (35.40 miles away).

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 LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty199 staff48 staff
Pueblo Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,816 has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,816 students1,571 students
Pueblo Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:136:1
Pueblo Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,904 students670 students
Pueblo Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,912 students901 students
Pueblo Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Pueblo Community College Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
Pueblo Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
2%
Pueblo Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
31%
16%
Pueblo Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
5%
Pueblo Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
58%
64%
Pueblo Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Pueblo Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
1%
Pueblo Community College Non Resident (2009-2013)
Pueblo Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.560.55
Pueblo Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
19%
40%
Pueblo Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,900$33,100
Pueblo Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,295 is more than the state average of $4,109. The in-state tuition has grown by 52% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,060 is more than the state average of $10,273. The out-state tuition has grown by 44% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,295$4,109
Pueblo Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$15,060$10,273
Pueblo Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%89%
Pueblo Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$11,500$13,000
Pueblo Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,139
Pueblo Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketball, Football,
Soccer, Softball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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, Panther Players, 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 Art Club, Dented Circle, Engineering, History Club, PS CARE, Science, Skills USA, Spectrum, Technology, Colorado-ADN Club,
Culinary Arts Club,
Dental Assisting Student Organization,
Disability Student Support Mentoring Organization,
Fire Science Club,
Mathematics (STEM) Club,
Occupational Therapy Assistant Club,
Panther Players,
Phi Theta Kappa,
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Club,
President's Leadership Program,
Respiratory Care Club,
Student American dental Hygienists Association (SCADHA),
Thoroughly Well Read (Book Club),
Trio Student Support Service’s (TRiO SSS) Club,
TRiO Upward Bound,
Source: 2016 (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.

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Colorado community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.