Overview

Student Population
3,034
Western State Colorado University overview
Location Gunnison, Colorado
Online western.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Western State Colorado University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Gunnison, Colorado, Western State Colorado University is a small four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,975 prospective students applied, and 1,756 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 509 enrolled in the school.  2,145 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 889 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $6,624 plus fees of $3,490. Western State Colorado University is ranked 1058 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Moderate 
Western State Colorado University overview
SAT 1000/1170
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.1
Applications Accepted
88.9% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Colorado Resident Tuition
$6,624
In State Costs for Western State Colorado University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$3,490
Room and Board $9,635
Budget for Other Expenses$3,024
Total One Year Cost$24,073
Out of State Tuition
$18,096
Out of State Costs for Western State Colorado University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$3,490
Room and Board $9,635
Budget for Other Expenses$3,024
Total One Year Cost$35,545

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$40,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Western State Colorado University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 17%
Social Sciences 13%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Biology 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128391 IPEDS survey data for Western State Colorado University.