Your Future as a Mountaineer Begins Here

We're excited you're interested in becoming a Mountaineer! And we're ready to help guide you through the process of applying to Western.

Applying for Admission

We know you'll have questions about this important decision, and we're here to help. Feel free to call us anytime at 800.876.5309 or send us an email at

Incoming Freshmen to Western State Colorado University

Helpful Links for Future Freshmen


Transferring to Western State Colorado University


Helpful Links for Transfer Students

Graduate Studies at Western State Colorado University

Helpful Links for Graduate Students


Admissions for Veterans

Helpful Links for Veterans


International Students Admissions Information

Helpful Links for International Students


Fall 2013 Freshman Class Profile

Our students are more than scores, but to give you an idea of who makes up our student body, check out the numbers below:

Middle 50% of Enrolled First-Time Freshmen
High School GPA:2.8 - 3.6
ACT Composite:19 - 24


Western is on a rolling admission cycle. We accept applications throughout the year until our class is full. However, we recommend high school seniors and transfer students apply before the following dates for maximum scholarship consideration:

  • Dec. 1, 2013, for Spring 2014 applicants.
  • June 1, 2014, for Fall 2014 applicants.
  • Dec. 1, 2014, for Spring 2015 applicants.

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