Western State Colorado University

country rank  864
world rank  2802

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University Overview

Founded in 1901, Western State Colorado University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Gunnison (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Western State Colorado University (WSCU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Western State Colorado University (WSCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 118 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym WSCU
Founded 1901
Colours Crimson and slate

University Location

Address 600 N Adams Street
Gunnison (population range: 2,500-9,999)
81231 Colorado
United States
T +1 (800) 876 5309
F +1 (970) 943 2363

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 600 North Adams Street
Gunnison 81231
+1 (970) 943 2119
(800) 876 5309

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Western State Colorado University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), Accreditation Committee
  • Colorado State Board of Accountancy

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019