Admissions Information

The application fee is $30 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Western Colorado University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$30
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.western.edu/admissions-aid
Online Applicationwww.western.edu/admissions-office/apply-now
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 88.50% and the yield is 18.08%. 1,319 men and 1,306 women applied to Western Colorado University and 1,159 men and 1,164 women students were accepted. Among them, 204 men and 216 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2020). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants2,6251,3191,306
Admitted2,3231,1591,164
Enrolled420204216
Acceptance Rate 88.50%87.87%89.13%
Yield 18.08%17.60%18.56%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2020-2021, 345 students (84% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 124 students (30%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 600 and the 25th percentile is 500. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 500 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 26 (75th percentile) and 20 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500600
SAT Math500590
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1826
ACT English1825
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Western Colorado University are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,051, ACT: 57 - Public Master's College and University (smaller programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Western Colorado University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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