Western Colorado University

Gunnison, CO

Questions and Answers

Chassidy H.
1 month ago
What is the average test scores and GPA of admitted students for Western Colorado University?
Western Colorado University
As a change to our Admissions Requirements. Western Colorado University is now test optional. We do not require SAT/ACT scores. However, please submit your scores if you believe your application need additional support. SAT/ACT scores will only help your application not hurt it. 50% of our admitted students have between a 3.12-3.9 GPA. We review applications on a holistic basis and consider aspects of your life not just test scores and GPA.
Chassidy H.
1 month ago
Does Western Colorado University allow students to have emotional support pets in their dorm?
Chassidy H.
1 month ago
What housing options are available for first year students at Western Colorado University?
Abigail J.
4 months ago
Do many students choose to live on Western Colorado University campus?
Saelah P.
6 months ago
Will you be starting a Women's Wrestling Program in the future?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Least Selective (89% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

54% White
12% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
2% Black
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Software Engineer120k
Physical Education Teacher60k
Operations Support Specialist46k
Marketing Director45k
Lease Analyst42k
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations36k
Based on 273 student responses
46.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
79.8kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
50%in High-Meaning careers
19%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$21,909 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.