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Western State Colorado University Scholarships

600 N Adams Tuition In/Out-State: $4,627 / $14,496 Total Fall Enrollment: 2,325
Gunnison , CO 81231 Books and Supplies: $1,400 Applicants Admitted: 93%
(970) 943-0120 On-campus Room and Board: $9,068 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 89% Undergraduate Application Fee: $30 Receiving Institutional Aid: 73% , $2,464 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Western State Colorado University General Information

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    Address 600 N Adams, Gunnison, CO 81231
    Phone Number (970) 943-0120
    Web Address
    Mission Statement Western State promotes intellectual maturity and personal growth in its students and graduates citizens prepared to assume constructive roles in local, national, and global communities. Western helps its students to develop the skills and commitments needed to continue learning for the rest of their lives and strives to unifying academic domains which have traditionally existed separately: the sciences, the liberal arts, and professional programs. The College provides students with a solid foundation of skills in written and spoken communication, problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Programs encourage a breadth and depth of knowledge, which will serve as a foundation for a professional career or graduate study, and an appreciation of values appropriate to a liberally educated individual.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, remote from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Western State Colorado University Size

    Total enrollment 2,325
    Enrolled full time 2,080
    Enrolled part time 245

    Western State Colorado University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 1,228
    Women enrolled full time 852
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 2%
    Hispanic 5%
    White/Non-Hispanic 75%
    Non-Resident Alien 0%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 16%
  • Western State Colorado University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $30
    Applied 1,495
    Admitted 1,383
    Enrolled 438
    Admitted % 93%

    Western State Colorado University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Required
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Western State Colorado University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 24%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 460
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 570
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 480
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 560
    Students submitting ACT 87%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 19
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 24
  • Western State Colorado University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $4,627
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $14,496
    Books and Supplies $1,400
    On-campus room and board $9,068
    Off-campus room and board $8,901

    Western State Colorado University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 89%
    Receiving Federal Grants 31% , $4,133 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 73% , $2,464 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 58% , $5,163 on average
  • Western State Colorado University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 21
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Bachelor
    Accounting 11
    Business/Commerce, General 90
    Management Information Systems, General 6
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Bachelor
    Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric 13
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor
    English Language and Literature, General 15
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor
    Spanish Language and Literature 5
    History Bachelor
    History, General 6
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 5
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor
    Mathematics, General 7
    Natural Resources and Conservation Bachelor
    Environmental Science 26
    Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Bachelor
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science 29
    Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 36
    Physical Sciences Bachelor
    Chemistry, General 3
    Geology/Earth Science, General 14
    Psychology Bachelor
    Psychology, General 36
    Social Sciences Bachelor
    Anthropology 9
    Economics, General 6
    Political Science and Government, General 4
    Sociology 26
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 27
    Music, General 2
  • Western State Colorado University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline June 1
    Priority application deadline June 1
    Fall application deadline June 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due June 1
    SAT Subject score report due -
    College will notify student by October 21
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit April 9

    Financial Aid

    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

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline -
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    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline June 1
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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Hunter, Frances Memorial Presidential Scholarship

Scholarship Description
Available to: Full-time students from Western Slope of Colorado. Have both academic promise and financial need. Provided by: Bill, Lucille and Theron Hunter to celebrate the memory of Bill's mother. Amount: Award depends on funds available. Selected by: Representative of Offices of Financial Aid and Admissions. Application: Complete and return "The Common Scholarship Application" to the Office of Financial Aid by April 1st.
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Complete and return "The Common Scholarship Application" to the Office of Financial Aid by April 1st.
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