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Western State College of Colorado

Gunnison, CO
University Website: www.western.edu
Apply Online: www.western.edu/admissions/apply-now/
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Western State Colorado University is a four-year public liberal arts college located in Gunnison, Colorado. The enrollment stands at about 2400 students with a high percentage, one-fourth, from out of state. The most common majors at Western are business, art, recreation, biology, environmental studies, and outdoor leadership. Within the advanced science department, 78% of the staff have a doctorate degree. Western also offers a petroleum geology program, founded and funded by Western State College alumni donations. The college also has one of the oldest collegiate radio stations in the state with 91.1 KWSB, which has been on the air since 1968.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $13,536.00 avg tuition

600 N Adams
Gunnison, CO 81231
(970) 943-0120

Apply online Admissions:
www.western.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.western.edu/student-life/fina..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Western State College of Colorado

Statistics:
Applied 1,495
Admitted 1,383 93%
Enrolled total 438
Full Time: 434
Part Time 4
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 460 570
SAT Math 480 560
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 18 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 63%
4-year graduation rate 20%
6-year graduation rate 39%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western State College of Colorado

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $3,922.00 $3,922.00 $13,536.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,551.00 $1,551.00 $1,551.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $163.00 $163.00 $564.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,000.00 $15,000.00 $15,000.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $500.00 $500.00 $500.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,472.00 $8,712.00 $2,592.00
Other Expenses $2,592.00 $2,592.00 $2,592.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 89%
Percent receiving grant aid 82%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,123.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 58%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,163.00

Western State College of Colorado

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business/Commerce, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Colorado

Name Amount Deadline
Student of Integrity Scholarship Up to $3,750 January 06, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
El Pomar Fellowship Varies January 17, 2017

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