Welcome to The Office of Admissions: Western State Colorado University

We look forward to guiding you through the admission process and invite you to contact us with any questions that may arise.  What will you love most about Western? There's only one way to find out: Start your application today and plan a visit to campus to experience Western for yourself!

Western's Holistic Application Process

The application process for admission to Western provides you with the opportunity to share information about yourself that goes beyond transcripts and test scores. Your application is reviewed by the Admissions Office and may be reviewed by the Campus Admissions Review Committee as well. Western aims not only to assess academic achievement, but also to evaluate rigor of academic history, leadership potential, diversity of experience, the depth of participation in extracurricular activities and your overall interest in attending Western.

Our central focus is that all applicants receive personal consideration toward success, both at Western and in their futures.  

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Graduate Admissions

Students seeking to apply to the graduate programs at Western can use the Online Graduate Application.

Graduate Admission Application