Western State Colorado University
600 N. Adams Street
Gunnison, CO 81231
Fax: (970) 943-2363
There are two basic types of financial aid: need-based and non need-based.
Your eligibility for either depends upon your status as a new freshman, transfer student or current student, and the state in which you reside.
Need-based financial aid generally consists of :
In order to apply for need-based assistance, you must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Non-need-based financial assistance includes:
The application process for non-need-based aid varies with the particular scholarship or award.
The Western State Colorado University Financial Aid Office has adopted and will follow the Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct for Financial Aid Professionals as created by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
The Western Financial Aid Office is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service to our students and their families with the appropriate level of professionalism and
commitment to ethical standards.
The Student Right-To-Know and Campus Security Act of 1990 ( the Clery Act) requires all colleges and universities participating in Federal Student Aid Programs to disclose information about graduation and retention rates, Pell grant recipients and crime statistics on or near their respective campuses.