Pueblo Community College

900 W Orman Ave
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Adult basic or high school equivalency
Secondary (high school)
Noncredit education offered
Workforce Education
Contract Training/Customized Training
Recreational/Avocational/Leisure/Personal Enrichment
Adult Basic Education
Adult High School Diploma or Equivalent
Continuing Professional Education
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty88233
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$2,000$1,800$1,800$1,460-18.9%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$10,641$11,439$11,439$12,4118.5%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2019-20202020-20212021-20222022-2023% change 2021-2022 to 2022-2023
Off Campus$22,734$24,066$24,066$24,8693.3%
Off Campus with Family$11,524$12,474$12,474$12,305-1.4%
Off Campus$34,672$35,488$35,488$36,5182.9%
Off Campus with Family$23,462$23,896$23,896$23,9540.2%
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  • We allow special Cost of Attendance allowance additions for some programs and student categories.; Tuition and fees, and Cost of Attendance components vary by campus location.; Additional context: Tuition is the same across PCC campuses, however mandatory fees may vary by location. Additionally, the online tuition rate is different than the standard tuition. Certain limited entry medical professions programs also charge a tuition differential (e.g., Nursing, Dental Hygiene).
Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Does not participate in Promise program
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2021-2022
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Any student financial aid121294%————
Grant or scholarship aid20290%$1,933,853$9,574
Federal grants20290%$1,451,653$7,186
Pell grants16372%$929,334$5,701
Other federal grants14564%$522,319$3,602
State/local government grant or scholarships16172%$481,500$2,991
Institutional grants or scholarships(*)0%(*)(*)
Student loan aid5123%$173,315$3,398
Federal student loans5123%$158,315$3,104
Other student loans(*)0%(*)(*)
  • 1 Includes students awarded Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number awarded aid and total and average amounts of aid awarded are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Grant or scholarship aid12,89788%$23,738,991$8,194
Pell grants1,88757%$10,500,558$5,565
Federal student loans1,08733%$4,259,741$3,919
Grant or scholarship aid130912%$206,864$669
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$9,973$11,238$10,994
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2019-20202020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$9,198$10,055$10,367
$30,001 – $48,000$10,224$11,578$10,882
$48,001 – $75,000$11,871$13,646$12,423
$75,001 – $110,000$17,536$17,691$18,294
$110,001 and more$18,270$18,856$17,181
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students awarded federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)6,481
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment585
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:Full-time: 25%Part-time: 75%Student Gender:Male: 40%Female: 60%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 2%Asian: 1%Black or African American: 3%Hispanic/Latino: 36%Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%White: 49%Two or more races: 4%Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%U.S. Nonresident: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:24 and under: 57%25 and over: 43%Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:In-state: 99%Out-of-state: 1%Foreign countries: 0%Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 19%Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 13%Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 68%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:Part-time students: 33%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2021 and Returned in Fall 2022
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution without completing at the current institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 16 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2022.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016
Overall graduation rate:Overall graduation rate: 23%Transfer-out rate: 15%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:Male: 23%Female: 24%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%Black or African American: 17%Hispanic/Latino: 27%White: 23%Two or more races: 25%Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%U.S. Nonresident: 0%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2021-2022
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields
Agricultural Production Operations, General1--
Category total1--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping3--
Business Administration and Management, General113-
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry652--
Hospitality Administration/Management, General2--
Organizational Leadership2--
Category total6708-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia246-
Category total246-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General27818-
Category total27818-
Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General5--
Category total5--
Culinary, Entertainment, and Personal Services
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General377-
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General282-
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design21--
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist17--
Category total1039-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching8511-
Category total8511-
Engineering/Engineering-related Technologies/Technicians
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician21-
Petroleum Technology/Technician11--
Category total131-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist23238d
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician-8-
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)74102d
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician3d15d-
Medical Office Management/Administration32-
Medical/Clinical Assistant69-
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other-3-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide81--
Occupational Therapist Assistant-19-
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant1--
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist38--
Physical Therapy Assistant-16-
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer-306d
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse91165d
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist-152d
Surgical Technology/Technologist-14-
Category total238d280d23d
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science341-
Fire Protection, Other76--
Fire Science/Fire-fighting225-
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation5--
Category total1376-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies-111-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other-29-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-126-
Category total-266-
Library Science
Library and Archives Assisting3d1d-
Category total3d1d-
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician13010-
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician46-
Category total13416-
Precision Production
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant303-
Welding Technology/Welder18835-
Category total21838-
Grand total1,90966023
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since ((!)01/01/1979)08/31/2028
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programsAccredited since (06/01/1992)06/30/2029
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programsAccredited (08/01/1997 - 06/30/2013)
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Assisting (DA)Accredited (01/12/1994 - 08/03/2017)
Dental Hygiene (DH)Accredited since (12/09/1976)12/31/2023
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degreeAccredited since (11/01/1985)12/31/2024
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistantAccredited since (04/24/1991)12/20/2015
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since (10/24/2022)12/31/2027
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/107789.
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling100
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape001
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary011
j. Motor vehicle theft101
k. Arson000
  • For 2019, line d (fondling) was changed from 1 to 0 in Criminal Offenses - Noncampus screen because we reported for noncampus in last 2 surveys in error. We never had a noncampus facility.
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence100
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations100
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Department of Defense Voluntary Educational Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2021-2022
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 163DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 46
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $4,531DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $3,502
  • Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
Rates by time to completion2010-112011-12
Graduation rate
150 percent of normal time3%5%
200 percent of normal time3%--
Transfer-out rate
150 percent of normal time44%50%
200 percent of normal time44%--
  • Depending on the program length, graduation and transfer-out rates can be measured over different lengths of time. The academic years, 2010-11 and 2011-12, are the cohort years students entered an institution. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program from the time they entered an institution. For example, the "normal" amount of time (or 100% time) for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., completion within 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., completion within 4 years for a 2-year program).
  • (--) not applicable
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%3.9%14.4%
Number in default048198
Number in repayment1,1761,2081,370
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)