School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Western Colorado University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address1 Western Way, Gunnison, CO 81231
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Western Colorado University is 90.87% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 15.47%. The application fees are $30 for undergraduate programs and $50 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate90.87 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.47 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$50

Tuition & Fees

Western Colorado's 2023 tuition & fees is $10,813 for Colorado residents and $22,837 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 1.74% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($22,446).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $15,550 for Colorado residents and $16,050 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 3.62% compared to the last year's rate.
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,813$22,837
Graduate Tuition & Fees$15,550$16,050
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 3,689 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 774 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Western Colorado has 3,241 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 448 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students3,689
Undergraduate Students3,241
Graduate Students448
Online Enrollment774

Degree Information and Campus Life

Western Colorado offers 31 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs.
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Western Colorado
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs31 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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