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Western Colorado University

Gunnison, CO

According to its mission statement, "Western Colorado University promotes intellectual maturity and personal growth in its students and prepares them to assume constructive roles in local, national and global communities. Western's distinctive character emerges from its unity among academic and professional disciplines, high standards of scholarship, and a unique environment in the mountains of western Colorado." [Source]

Website: http://www.western.edu/

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3,241
Undergraduate
Enrollment
29%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$10,662
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$22,446
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)

18:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
5.8%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 8/9/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.