Pueblo, CO Colleges

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Pueblo

Pueblo (pron.: /?pw?blo?/) is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. The population was 106,595 in 2010 census, making it the 246th most populous city in the United States.

Pueblo is situated at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek 112 miles (180 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, and 43 miles south of Colorado Springs. The area is considered to be semi-arid desert land, with approximately 12 inches (304.80 mm) of precipitation annually; however with its location in the "banana belt", Pueblo tends to get less snow than the other major cities in Colorado. Pueblo is the heart of the Pueblo Metropolitan Statistical Area and an important part of the Front Range Urban Corridor. Pueblo is one of the largest steel-producing cities in the United States; because of this Pueblo is referred to as the "Steel City". The Historic Arkansas River Project (HARP) is a river walk in the Union Avenue Historic Commercial District, and shows the history of the Pueblo Flood.

Pueblo has the least expensive residential real estate of any city in Colorado. The median home price for homes currently on the market in Pueblo is $147,851.

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Schools in and around Pueblo, CO

Name
Pueblo Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $10,423 average out-state tuition; $2,541 average in-state tuition
Colorado State University-Pueblo
Four or more years; Public; $11,292 average out-state tuition; $4,592 average in-state tuition
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado Springs
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
Pikes Peak Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $14,870 average out-state tuition; $6,042 average in-state tuition
Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $14,375 average out-state tuition; $14,375 average in-state tuition
Everest College-Colorado Springs
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $14,040 average out-state tuition; $14,040 average in-state tuition
Nazarene Bible College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $10,050 average out-state tuition; $10,050 average in-state tuition

Pueblo, CO Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Mildred Hansen Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 01, 2017
Student of Integrity Scholarship Up to $3,750 January 06, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
El Pomar Fellowship Varies January 17, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Nurse Education Tuition Assistance Scholarship Varies March 17, 2017
NCMC Foundation Surgical Tech Scholarship Varies May 01, 2017