Western State Colorado University

Gunnison, Colorado

Overview

Address1 Western Way
School Websitewww.western.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Western State Colorado University is a small public, 4-year college based in Gunnison, Colorado that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,975 students applied to Western State Colorado University. Of those students, 1,756 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Western State Colorado University was $6,624, in addition to fees of $3,490. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Western State Colorado University.

Western State Colorado University has a 48% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Western State Colorado University acceptance rate is 89%. To put this into perspective, 1,756 of the 1,975 students who applied to Western State Colorado University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Western State Colorado University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Western State Colorado University had an SAT score between the range of 1,000 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Western State Colorado University was between 19 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Western State Colorado University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Western State Colorado University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,624. Combined with fees of $3,490, room and board costs of $9,635, other expenses of $3,024 and the $1,300 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,073.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $21,586 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Western State Colorado University to $35,545 for out-of-state students.

Students at Western State Colorado University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Western State Colorado University was $4,656 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 30%.

Western State Colorado University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Western State Colorado University.

Western State Colorado University has a good gender split, with 44% of undergraduates being female and 56% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Colorado residents; in fact, 75% of all students reside in Colorado. However, 25% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Western State Colorado University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Western State Colorado University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 29% students enroll at Western State Colorado University part-time; the other 2,145 students enrolled full-time.

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