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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,917 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,627 tuition
$9,068 on campus room & board
$1,400 books
$1,822 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$26,786 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,496 tuition
$9,068 on campus room & board
$1,400 books
$1,822 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,464 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
89% of students receive aid
31% get federal aid ($4,133 avg)
28% get state aid ($1,183 avg)
73% get institn'l aid ($2,464 avg)
58% get loans ($5,163 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.56% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.17% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,123 82%
Federal Grant Aid $4,133 31%
Pell Grants $3,535 30%
Other Federal Grants $907 21%
Institution Grant Aid $2,464 73%
State Grant Aid $1,183 28%
Student Loans $5,163 58%
Federal Loans $5,073 57%
Other Loans $8,206 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Western State Colorado University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
600 N Adams
Gunnison, CO 81231
(970) 943-0120
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $192
Out of State $604


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Sara from Gunnison, CO
  • Feb-27-2013 I am a current student here

    One of the most inexpensive schools in Colorado, especially for out of state kids. The experience you gain is so worth the money. Theres also so many scholarships available.

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