Western State College of Colorado

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 59%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 18.5%
Five-year graduation rate 35.4%
Six-year graduation rate 38.7%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 22.7%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Bac/A & S
Size: Number of Undergraduates 2220
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 www.western.edu/admissions/costs-scholarships/mountaineer-cost-calculator-for-freshmen.html
All Programs Exclusively Online
(no physical campuses)
No

Admissions and Cost

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.00
Median SAT Verbal 500 (25th - 75th percentile = 450 - 550)
Median SAT Math 505 (25th - 75th percentile = 460 - 550)
Median SAT Writing N/A
Median ACT Composite 22 (25th - 75th percentile = 19 - 24)
Percent Admitted 66.4%
In-State Tuition and Fees $5,473
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $15,087
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $16,934
Average Net Price After Grants $12,998
Average Student Loan (all sources) $5,163
Federal Loan Default Rate 6.6%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 30%
% Underrepresented Minority 7.2%
% Black 2.1%
% Latino 4.6%
% Native American 0.6%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1.0%
% Asian 0.0%
% White 78.0%
% Two or More Races 0.0%
% Female 39.9%
% Male 60.1%
% Age 25 and Over 15.8%
% Part-time 10.9%