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 69%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 22.4%
Five-year graduation rate 41.4%
Six-year graduation rate 45.0%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 16.3%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Masters Small
Size: Number of Undergraduates 2,498
Endowment Assets $14,979,231
Minority-Serving Institution Not Applicable
Accrediting Agency North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Net Price Calculator Website www.western.edu/future-students/financing-your-education/financial-aid-tools/net-price-calculator
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 4%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 2.87
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 520 (25th - 75th percentile = 460 - 580)
Median SAT Math 505 (25th - 75th percentile = 450 - 560)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 22.0 (25th - 75th percentile = 19 - 25)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 97.6%
In-State Tuition and Fees $8,451
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $19,455
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $21,713
Average Net Price After Grants $15,780
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $6,871
Median earnings 10 years after entry $36,200
Median debt of completers $21,500
Federal Loan Default Rate 6.7%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 25.4%
% Underrepresented Minority 14.2%
% Black 2.7%
% Latino 11.0%
% Native American 0.6%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.3%
% Asian 0.8%
% White 73.0%
% Two or More Races 4.1%
% Other 7.6%
% Noresident Aliens 0.4%
% Female 41.7%
% Male 58.3%
% Age 25 and Over 8.7%
% Part-time 22.2%