Undergraduate Admissions

Welcome to Undergraduate Admissions

Bring Learning
to Life

Go beyond the books and bring your learning to life through Western’s extensive network of internships and real-world experiences.

High Altitude.
Low Cost.

At 7,700 feet, Western sits higher than any other four-year college. But our tuition rates aren’t nearly as sky-high. Check out why we’re Colorado’s best educational value.

The Western Way

No boundaries. No limits. At Western State Colorado University, you’ll find yourself, your passion, lifelong friends and a great college experience.

Engaging Faculty

Be inspired. Our faculty are acclaimed, accessible and available to guide you toward your educational and professional goals.

Academic Excellence

We have the in-demand majors to take you where you want to be, whether it's in the lab, out of doors, in the spotlight or even on the slopes.


At Western State Colorado University, the outdoors is your classroom and professors become mentors and friends.

Life at Western

What's new at Western? See what cool things our students are doing and find out about living, learning and playing in Gunnison.

Costs & Financial Aid

Want a private school education at a public school price? Check out how affordable we really are.

Visit Campus

There’s nothing like seeing Western State Colorado University firsthand. We invite you and your family to visit our campus.

About Western

Explore what makes Western unique and the ideal environment for learning.