|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,241 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Western State Colorado University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,191 applications and 2,013 students were granted admission. Western State Colorado University is at the #90 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 87% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 19% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||890 to 1120|
|ACT||19 to 25|
Western State Colorado University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,616 and in-state students paid $6,312.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 90% of Western State Colorado University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,259 (which is 3.9% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Western State Colorado University in 2016-2017, was 241, which is 52% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,215 (which is 1.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Western State Colorado University has enrolled a total of 2,908 students (2,217 students full-time and 691 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,908 students, 173 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 54% men and 46% women and 2,498 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 410 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 119 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Two or more races: 3%
Black/African American: 3%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Western State Colorado University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||12%||44|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||12%||42|
|English Language And Literature/letters||4%||13|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||10|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||6|
|Mathematics And Statistics||1%||4|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||1%||4|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Western State Colorado University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Western State Colorado University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,600. Last year, out of the total 767 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 713 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 931 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 829 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|