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Can I Afford College?

The answer is yes. You can afford college. And you can afford to attend Colorado State University-Pueblo. In fact, Colorado State University-Pueblo is the most affordable university in Colorado.

Getting a college degree is an important investment in your future. The earnings potential you’ll have once you complete your degree makes getting your diploma well worth your time and money.

So, what’s it going to​ cost?

CSU-Pueblo offers several tuition rates for students, based on where you live. Colorado residents likely qualify for in-state tuition.

Students from Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming may qualify for the WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange) tuition rate.

Students from Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas may qualify for the ThunderWolf Rate, which is equal to the WUE tuition rate.

Living Learning Incentive Discount

Non resident students, WUE students, and ThunderWolf Rate students are also eligible to receive a $2,000 per year Living Learning Incentive discount as long as they live on campus in one of the residence halls or University Village at Walking Stick.

View CSU-Pueblo Tuition​ Rates

Don’t be overwhelmed! As an undergraduate or graduate student, there are lots of ways to help cover these costs. You can take out a loan, do work-study, get a scholarship or grant…or any combination of these. We’re here to help you explore all the possibilities – here are some places to start:

Financial Aid – this is based on your financial need and is available in the form of grants (do not need to be repaid), work-study employment, and low interest loans (must be repaid)

Scholarships – these are based on your academic merit and/or service in the community and do not need to be repaid

Incentive Programs - These tuition discounts are offered to students according to where you live and do not need to be repaid. Colorado students – make sure you find out about the Colorado College Opportunity Fund!

Graduate Assistantships - A limited number of Graduate Assistantships are available each year. Students should contact their Graduate Program Director for application instructions. ​​