About Pueblo

Pueblo, CO. – Home of HeroesCSU-Pueblo's campus, spanning more than 275 acres, crowns the north end of Pueblo, Colorado. Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich city of over 100,000 located in the heart of the state, along the Arkansas River near the Greenhorn Mountains in the colorful Pikes Peak region of Southern Colorado.

Downtown Pueblo, ColoradoThe city of Pueblo, Colorado is a place where your dreams can be as big as the snow-capped mountains, where fleece jackets and tuxedos are equally trendy, where small-town charm meets big-city fusion. Pueblo contains a dynamic mix of arts and culture, shopping and dining, sports and entertainment.

Approximately 300 sunny days a year attract outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, playing tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west, or just getting some sun.

The nightlife venues feature local and national artists performing at the Sangre De Cristo Arts & Conference Center, dinner theaters, and local nightclubs.

Nearby, mountain communities host unique festivals, world-renown ski slopes and abundant recreational adventures.

Take in the friendly atmosphere at one of the local coffee cafes, enjoy the rich and spicy dining experience that is making this region popular, or watch a sunset from the shore of Lake Pueblo.

We invite you to explore our beautiful city from the shopping malls and 14-screen theater approximately 2 miles from campus, to the Royal Gorge Bridge less than an hour away. We're proud to be a part of such a beautiful and dynamic city, Pueblo Colorado, Home of Heroes (4 Congressional Medal of Honor recipients) 


Pueblo, Colorado: One of America's Best Places to Live