Western State Colorado University

Gunnison, CO, USA
3.80 Average Rating

Western State Colorado University is a public college focused on a liberal arts curriculum. The school is located in Gunnison, CO, and ranked #31 in Top Public Schools by U.S. News & World Report. The top majors at Western are business administration, exercise and sport science, and art. Western State is home to one of the oldest collegiate radio stations in Colorado, 91.1 KWSB, and it has been on the air since 1968.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
Out-of-State Tuition
Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 20
Average SAT Composite: 964

What Students Are Saying

3.80 Average Rating
western state is an outdoor laboratory with outstanding opportunities for field experience, connections, and internships. western is the most hospitable college with people who genuinely want to know you and build a friendship. western state challenges you academically and helps you create a bright and successful future.
Kathryn from Castle Rock, CO
When I came to Western, I originally just wanted to get my degree and move on. Now I couldn't imagine being anywhere else; I've fallen in love with Gunnison. It's an amazing place with amazing people in the middle of very beautiful mountains.
Frankie from Colorado Springs, CO (Now from Gunnison, CO)

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