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  • Apply - The application process for admission to Western provides you with the opportunity to share information about yourself that goes beyond transcripts and test scores.
  • View Admission Requirements - Our students are more than scores, but we can give you an idea of who makes up our student body.
  • Visit Campus - There’s nothing like seeing Western State Colorado University firsthand. We invite you and your family to visit our campus.
  • Explore Majors - At Western State Colorado University, the outdoors is your classroom and professors become mentors and friends.
  • Learn About Costs & Financial Aid - Want a private school education at a public school price? Check out how affordable we really are.
  • Request More Information - What's new at Western? See what cool things our students are doing and find out about living, learning and playing in Gunnison.

Learning, Elevated.

Western offers a private-college experience at an affordable cost, deep in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. We deliver a full, four-year, liberal arts curriculum with graduate programs. And with an average class size of just 17 students, professors will handcraft your education to fit your interests and prepare you for a career.