Western Colorado UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Gunnison, Colorado Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$10,436

Avg in-state tuition

$21,908

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Western Colorado University

Western Colorado University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Gunnison, Colorado. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,487, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 84%. The university offers 23 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 51%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,436, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $21,908.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

84% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 84%

Retention Rate 65%

Graduation Rate 51%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1000-1200

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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48%

Female Student Population

18:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

60%

Hispanic

17%

Unknown

13%

Black

4%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

28% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

28%

State Grant Aid

37%

Institution Grant Aid

85%

Pell Grant

28%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,552
State Grant Aid $1,922
Institution Grant Aid $4,719
Pell Grant Aid $4,390
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.