Western Colorado University

#5966 / #1636
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Four-year public liberal arts college located in Gunnison, Colorado

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About Western Colorado University

According to Wikipedia, Western Colorado University is a public university in Gunnison, Colorado. It enrolls approximately 2,600 undergraduate and 400 graduate students, with 25 percent coming from out of state. Western offers more than 100 undergraduate areas of study and seven graduate programs, five of which are available as accelerated degree programs. Since 2013, Western's student headcount has grown by 17.4%, the highest percentage increase in full-time enrollment in Colorado with the exception of the CU system.

Western Colorado University's Online Degrees

Western Colorado University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
2,62588%50%110023

How Much Does Western Colorado University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$6,816$3,830

How Much Do Western Colorado University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Western Colorado University, then you can expect to earn an average of $43,400 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Western Colorado University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
2,3692,020349

Where is Western Colorado University?

Western Colorado University is located at 1 Western Way, Gunnison CO 81231

How Safe is Western Colorado University?

Gunnison has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Western Colorado University Known For?

Western Colorado University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Western Colorado University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Western Colorado University's Most Influential Alumni?

Western Colorado University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Sociology, and Law. Here are some of Western Colorado University's most famous alumni:

Shane Carwin
Shane Carwin
An American mixed martial artist.
Theo Colborn
Theo Colborn
An American ecologist.
Barry Clifford
Barry Clifford
A Underwater archeologist, discovered pirate ship Whydah.
Robert E. Blackburn
A United States federal judge.
Harry Butler
An Australian naturalist .
Ila Mae McAfee
An American painter.
Walter R. Borneman
An American writer.
John Gurtler
An American sportscaster.
Gudy Gaskill
An American mountaineer.
Elva Dryer
An American runner.
Harold Joe Waldrum
Harold Joe Waldrum
An American artist.
Mack Miller
An American cross country skier.

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