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 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 to Pueblo Community College is Pikes Peak Community College (35.4 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 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty199 staff40 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Pueblo Community College has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
  • The Pueblo Community College diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,816 students1,643 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:136:1
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# Full-Time Students1,904 students742 students
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# Part-Time Students3,912 students901 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
31%
17%
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% Black
4%
5%
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% White
58%
64%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
-
1%
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Diversity Score0.560.55
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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 $3,657. The in-state tuition has grown by 87% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $19,150 is more than the state average of $10,359. The out-state tuition has grown by 83% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,290$3,657
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Out-State Tuition Fees$19,150$10,359
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Tuition NotesAmounts listed are tuition only. Online tuition rates higher.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,500$11,730
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,139
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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: 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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