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Western State Colorado University

Gunnison, CO

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Overview

Western State Colorado University is a Comprehensive institution located in Gunnison, CO, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 600 North Adams Street
Gunnison, CO  81231
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,972
Applied
1,755
Accepted
2,612
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

923
Females Applied
830
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,049
Males Applied
925
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.27
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported October 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 590
SAT Math 490 580
ACT Composite 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,624
In-state
18,096
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,812
Full-time student fees
9,704
Room & board
5,030
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

11,482
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,642
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,012
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,207
Avg. Loan Aid
5,070
Avg. Grant Aid
8,913
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
3%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,612
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.29%
Black or African American 2.84%
White or Caucasian 70.98%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.57%
Asian 0.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 4.07%
Other 8.76%

Gender

Male (55.59%)
Female (44.41%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 47%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Earth Day, Homecoming and Family Weekend

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Mountain Search and Rescue Team, Student Government Association, Rodeo Club, wilderness pursuits and Peak Productions

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

166
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 120
Part-time - 46
Male - 89
Female - 77