Western State College of Colorado

600 N Adams, Gunnison, CO 81231
Western State College of Colorado is a public higher education institution that resides in Gunnison, Colorado.

The institution offers bachelor's degrees. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission and has specialized accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music - Commission on Accreditation - Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at Western State College of Colorado. Secondary level Advanced Placement courses can qualify as credit towards a degree and on-campus day care is provided.


General Information

Main Phone: (970) 943 -0120 Website: www.western.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 133
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 2,051
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 211
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 93%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 30


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 460 570
SAT Math 480 560
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 18 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 1,495
Accepted 1,383
Acceptance Rate 93%
Enrolled 438

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 91% Full-time 9% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 61% Full-time 39% Part-time
Student Gender 58% Men 42% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

71% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
2% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
5% Hispanic/Latino 0% Asian/Oriental
1% Polynesian/Pacific Island 20% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 51% $ 8,932
Local Grant 28% $3,817
Institutional Grant 73% $ 2,464
Student Loans 58% $ 5,163

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 22 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 19 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 1 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 11 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 8 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 7 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 30 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies - - 27 - -

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 44 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 5 - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 14 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 19 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 9 - -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 6 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 6 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 23 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 7 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 12 - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 92 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 3 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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