Western State Colorado University

country rank : 863

world rank     : 2603

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 The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Western State Colorado University (WSCU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 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 116 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. WSCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
WSCU


Founded
1901


Colours
Crimson and slate


Mascot
Mad Jack Mountaineer


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
Int’l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 90-100%

Admission Office
600 North Adams Street
Gunnison 81231
+1 (970) 943 2119
(800) 876 5309

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
3,000-3,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
200-299

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Western State Colorado University's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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

 

Affiliations

  

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

 

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