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Western State Colorado University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,435 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,275 tuition
$8,792 on campus room & board
$1,300 books
$2,068 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$27,376 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,216 tuition
$8,792 on campus room & board
$1,300 books
$2,068 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,907 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
91% of students receive aid
31% get federal aid ($4,095 avg)
24% get state aid ($1,133 avg)
66% get institn'l aid ($3,907 avg)
33% get loans ($5,930 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 15.4% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.67% 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 $4,842 85%
Federal Grant Aid $4,095 31%
Pell Grants $3,904 31%
Other Federal Grants $474 12%
Institution Grant Aid $3,907 66%
State Grant Aid $1,133 24%
Student Loans $5,930 33%
Federal Loans $4,417 33%
Other Loans $10,180 5%

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 $220
Out of State $634


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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