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Address1 Western Way, Gunnison, CO 81231
Phone970-943-2119
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (smaller programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of Western Colorado University are $10,646 for in-state students and $22,430 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $17,371 for in-state students and $17,371 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $10,859 for Colorado residents and $22,963 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $17,371 for Colorado residents and $17,371 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $43,400. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Business Administration and Management program shows the highest salary with $33,600 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,646$22,430
Graduate$17,371$17,371
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,859$22,963
Graduate$17,371$17,371
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Western Colorado University is 84% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,100.
The average graduation rate is 51%. Total 3,034 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »84% Acceptance Rate / 22% Yield
Test Scores »1,100 SAT / 23 ACT
Graduation Rate »51%
Transfer-out Rate19%
Retention Rate70%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.14% (14 to 1)
Student Population »3,034 (2,606 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,704
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$43,400
Average Salary by Field of Study$21,600 - $33,600

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Western Colorado University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
It provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of Western Colorado University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 1,241. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,605.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity1,241


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