Western State Colorado University


Gunnison, CO

Western State Colorado University SnackAbility

6.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Competitive
3/10
Diversity
6/10
The Town
5/10
Cost
8/10
Debt
6/10
Career Earnings
8/10
Job Prospects
8/10

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Western State Colorado University Info Snack

Western State Colorado University, also known as Western, is a four-year public liberal arts college located in Gunnison, Colorado. Approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 350 graduate students attend Western, with more than 30 percent coming from out of state. Of the 23 undergraduate majors, the most popular are business administration, biology, exercise and sport science, recreation and outdoor education, and psychology. Western also offers undergraduate programs in petroleum geology and energy management, both funded by donations through the Western State Colorado University Foundation. Further, it offers graduate programs in environmental management, high altitude exercise physiology creative writing, education and gallery management. The college has one of the oldest collegiate radio stations in the state, 91.1 KWSB, which has been on the air since 1968.

Undergraduates
2,325
Admission Rate
97.6%
Median Debt
$12,000
Average Net Cost
$20,645
In-state Tuition
$8,451
Out-of-state Tuition
$19,455
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