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Western State Colorado University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 243 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 7 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

43% Women
57% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $52,542)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $46,696)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 59 36 - -
Basketball 14 15 - -
Football 113 - - -
Volleyball - 14 - -
Wrestling 34 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.8%
Hispanic 4.6%
Non-resident alien 0.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 16.5%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 75.4%
Percent of students with disability 6%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at Western State Colorado University

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 37
Liquor Law Violation 11
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 3
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Sara from Broomfield, CO
  • 4
  • A lot of fun if you have the right roommates or live in the suite-style ones. I got lucky but they're also very easy going with switches so it's easy…

  • Jan-10-2012 Read More
  • Kathryn from Castle Rock, CO
  • 5
  • the dorms are where most of my friends have been made and it really helps you build a sense of community in an unfamiliar place. many activities go on in…

  • Jan-31-2012 Read More
  • John from Colorado Springs, CO
  • 3
  • Dorm life is good, the people in charge care for the students. They have built some new living quarters since I lived there, they look nice...but get off campus asap,…

  • Feb-28-2013 Read More
  • KMil
  • 5
  • The dorms' Resident Advisors always have activities planned within the dorms. Whether it's an outdoor movie night or a booty shaking competition. There's always something to do.…

  • Jun-05-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 2
  • Patricia from Montrose, CO
  • Dec-03-2014 I am a current student here

    If you like fast food, then you would be right at home in their dining halls. Their ice cream is good though.

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  • 4
  • Patrick from Gunnison, CO
  • Apr-03-2014 I am a past student here

    Sodexo tries really hard and delivers most of the time. You may be wondering what this meat is from time to time. There are however a ton of good restaurants around town.

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  • 4
  • student
  • Apr-07-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is defiantly better than a lot of other campuses and always has great options to choose from.

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  • 3
  • Dakota from Ranchos De Taos, NM
  • Mar-26-2013 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria food is not as bad as most people will tell you. Outside of campus food there are some really great places for cheeseburgers and pastas.

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  • 3
  • Sara from Gunnison, CO
  • Feb-27-2013 I am a current student here

    Entree center, wood burning stove pizza, hamburgers, French fries, vegetarian options, salad and sandwich bar, ice cream machine, etc.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Nov-04-2012 I am a current student here

    no sororities or frats at all. some people dislike this, but i love it because everyone here treats each other equally.

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