Western State Colorado University

General Information

Website www.western.edu
Address 600 N Adams
City Gunnison
State CO
Zip 81231
Locale Town: Remote

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 63%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 22.5%
Five-year graduation rate 39.8%
Six-year graduation rate 42.4%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 21.5%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Bac/A & S
Size: Number of Undergraduates 2,193
Endowment Assets -
Historically Black College or University (HBCU) No
Hispanic Serving Institution No
Athletic Conference Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Accrediting Agency North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Net Price Calculator Website admissions.western.edu/financial-aid/net-price-calculator.html
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 3%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.11
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 510 (25th - 75th percentile = 460 - 560)
Median SAT Math 505 (25th - 75th percentile = 460 - 550)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 21.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 19 - 24)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 95.7%
In-State Tuition and Fees $6,449
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $16,318
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $19,527
Average Net Price After Grants $14,419
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $5,930
Median Federal Aid Amount Borrowed by Undergraduates $13,000
Federal Loan Default Rate 5.5%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 31.0%
% Underrepresented Minority 10.0%
% Black 2.3%
% Latino 7.4%
% Native American 0.3%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.5%
% Asian 0.7%
% White 70.3%
% Two or More Races 2.5%
% Female 38.5%
% Male 61.5%
% Age 25 and Over 10.7%
% Part-time 12.0%