Pueblo Community College

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School Overview

Pueblo Community College is located in Pueblo, Colorado. Also known as PCC, it is a two-year school that operates four campuses in the Pueblo area. The school enrolls a little under 7,000 students every year.

PCC’s roots extend back to 1933 and the establishment of Southern Colorado Junior College. Over the decades, the institution went through several different names and incarnations. In the 1960s and 70s, it was a branch of Southern Colorado State College, and in 1979 it became the independent Pueblo Vocational Community College. The school adopted its current name in 1982.

Pueblo Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

General Information

Admission Office

900 West Orman Avenue

Pueblo, CO 81004-1499

(719) 549-3010

(888) 642-6017

Fax: (719) 549-3012

Contact: Maija Kurtz

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

900 West Orman Avenue

Pueblo, CO 81004-1499

(719) 549-3200


Total undergrads: 5,349

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 947

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,343


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: Free

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to health programs based on GPA, high school courses, and test scores. ACT required of dental hygiene applicants; score report by May 1. Assessment testing required for all entering degree- and certificate-seeking students, unless ACT/SAT scores or transcripts showing successful completion of college-level English and math courses are provided.

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A,C
E-Commerce C
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A
Communications Technologies – General A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Cisco-certified network associate C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A,C

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Energy Systems A,C
Engineering Technology – General A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Healthcare support technician C
Massage Therapy C
Mental Health Services Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Phlebotomy C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance A,C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Aesthetics/Skin Care C
Cosmetology A,C
Hair Styling/Design C
Manicure/Nails C

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Upholstery C
Welding Technology A,C

Science Technologies

Applied technology A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Pueblo Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (719) 549-3200
Website: www.pueblocc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://pueblocc.elluciancrmrecruit.com/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx
Address: 900 W Orman Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004-1499
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,545
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,915 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,179
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,262
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,193

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Pueblo Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pueblo Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 43
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Construction Trades 1
Education 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 85
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 21131
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 63
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3
Library Science 11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 52
Personal and Culinary Services 72
Precision Production 52
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Grand total 68421

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pueblo Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,179
Out-of-state $16,262
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 289 87%
Grant or scholarship aid 263 79% $7,193
Student loan aid 111 33% $4,149

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,669 43% $7,036
Federal student loans 1,510 24% $4,658

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pueblo Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Pueblo Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Pueblo Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,545
Undergraduate enrollment 6,545
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Pueblo Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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