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Western State Colorado University 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

$3,192 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
33% get federal aid ($4,070 avg)
32% get state aid ($1,024 avg)
74% get institn'l aid ($3,192 avg)
43% get loans ($5,371 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 $5,083 79%
Federal Grant Aid $4,070 33%
Pell Grants $3,859 32%
Other Federal Grants $569 14%
Institution Grant Aid $3,192 74%
State Grant Aid $1,024 32%
Student Loans $5,371 43%
Federal Loans $4,700 43%
Other Loans $8,319 3%

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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