CSU-Pueblo Freshmen Enrollment Numbers are Up

· Sep. 17, 2014, 7:11 pm

Colorado State University-Pueblo is reporting increased freshmen enrollment. KRCC’s Tucker Hampson reports. 

CSU-Pueblo saw a 15% increase in freshman enrollment with an expected decline in continuing student enrollment. The increase included a higher ethnic diversity of students, especially Hispanic. The percentage of out of state and international students also rose.

University officials credit the increase to several new facilities and beefed-up recruitment strategies and outreach, and they expect this trend to continue.

The school reports there has also been a marked rise in the percentage of athletes due to the addition of six new sports at the college, including, women’s swimming and diving, men’s cross county, and men’s and women’s lacrosse.

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