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College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS)

  • 10k

    Number of students that CSU-Pueblo serves annually

  • 25

    The average size of a class

  • 35

    Number of countries represented by students at CSU-Pueblo.

  • 825

    Cups of coffee sold weekly in Café Libro

  • 8k

    Number of CDs, DVDs, and videocassettes in the library

  • 1:16

    Faculty to student ratio

  • 40%

    Percentage of first generation college students in 2015-2016

  • 835

    Number of freshmen enrolled in 2016

  • 8

    Number of graduate degree programs

  • 5.4%

    Increase in the freshmen class for 2016

  • 1,125

    Weekly man hours it takes to feed students in the cafeteria

  • 2008

    The year CSU-Pueblo was named the top HSI by HACU.

  • 350k

    Number of books and government documents in the library

  • 28

    Number of majors CSU-Pueblo offers.

  • 52

    Number of minors CSU-Pueblo offers.

  • 100

    Number of accessible online databases

  • 100k

    Number of accessible print and online journals

  • 5

    Number of different names CSU-Pueblo has had.

  • 13.5k

    Number of pledges and gifts received during the On the Move campaign.

  • 6

    Number of campus locations where you can buy coffee

  • 49.3%

    Minority in overall student population is the most diverse in our history.

  • 34%

    Percentage of students enrolled of Hispanic descent

  • 48%

    Percentage of minority students enrolled at CSU-Pueblo

  • 11

    Number of pre-professional programs CSU-Pueblo offers.

  • 43

    Number of states represented by students at CSU-Pueblo.

  • 95%

    Percentage of students who receive some type of financial aid

  • 1965

    The year CSU-Pueblo became a four-year university.

  • 24k

    Slices of pizza served each year in the cafeteria

  • 1933

    The year CSU-Pueblo began as a three-room junior college

CHASS offers major programs of study in ArtEnglishForeign Languages,HistoryMass CommunicationsMusicPolitical SciencePsychology, Social Science Social Work, and Sociology, along with minors in other disciplines. CHASS provides hands-on opportunities for students to be actively involved in their field before completing their degree. The Colleges at CSU-Pueblo offer curricula that allow students the chance to gain the kind of experience and expertise necessary to be recognized by future employers and graduate programs.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Mission

The mission of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is to help students develop critical thinking skills, aesthetic awareness, and ethical perspectives, to provide them with the tools and expertise necessary to function as responsible citizens and professionals and to engage in intellectual and artistic pursuits. 

In accordance with this, faculty members are committed to high quality teaching, theoretical and applied research, scholarship, creativity, to effective service to the university, the profession, and the region, and to innovative use of technology in these endeavors. The college strives to be a community of learners, teachers, and scholars responsive to the challenge of a diverse society, a vulnerable environment, and an increasingly technological and interdependent world.

News & Announcements

CSU-Pueblo Mass Comm Department to Honor Commencement Speaker

The Department of Mass Communications and Center for New Media (MCCNM) at Colorado State University-Pueblo has honored Jeff Hullinger, the 2017 CSU-Pueblo commencement speaker, with its Distinguished Alumni Award. ...

CSU-Pueblo to offer new major in Wildlife and Natural Resources this fall

With seed funding from the Colorado State University System and collaboration with CSU in Fort Collins, Colorado State University-Pueblo will offer a new bachelor’s degree this fall in Wildlife and Natural...

Dr. Timothy Mottet announced as next President of CSU-Pueblo

Dr. Timothy Mottet will become the 15th president of Colorado State University - Pueblo, bringing with him a varied leadership career in academia and in private industry, and a focus on building an innovative,...