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Western Colorado University

Western Colorado University
1 Western Way
Gunnison, CO 81231

Fax number: (970) 943-7069
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Total undergraduates: 3,098
Full-time undergraduates: 1,586
Part-time undergraduates: 1,512
Total graduate students: 453
Full-time graduate students: 315
Part-time graduate students: 138
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
1.0% American Indian or Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
12.0% Hispanic/Latino
0.2% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
70.5% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
0.4% Nonresident Alien
6.8% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus size: 381 acres

Institution offers housing: yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms
  • special housing for disabled students
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing: 81%
Percent of students who live in school housing: 60%
Percent of students who live off campus: 40%

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: no
Computer equipment is provided in: computer center/lab(s)
Total number of microcomputers available to students: 215
School has a library on campus: yes
Additional library facilities/collections:
Other libraries on campus.

Additional services offered:
health service
Counseling services:
career, psychological
Career placement services:
interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, Job fairs are available to students through the career center.

Student activities:
student newspaper, radio station, television station
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Student Government Association; Mountain Search and Rescue Team; Omicron Delta Kappa; Peak Productions; Program Council

Athletic conference memberships: NCAA Division 2

Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseball  
Men's basketballyes 
Men's cheerleading  
Men's cross-country running NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's cross-country runningyes 
Men's football NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's footballyes 
Men's ice hockey  
Men's lacrosse  
Men's rock climbing  
Men's rugby  
Men's skiing (cross-country)  
Men's track and fieldyes 
Men's track and field NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Men's wrestlingyes 
Men's wrestling NCAA Division 2, NCAA Div. II
Women's badminton  
Women's baseball  
Women's basketball  
Women's basketballyes 
Women's cheerleading  
Women's cross-country runningyes 
Women's cross-country running  
Women's field hockey  
Women's football  
Women's golf  
Women's ice hockey  
Women's indoor track  
Women's lacrosse  
Women's rock climbing  
Women's rugby  
Women's skiing (cross-country)  
Women's skiing (downhill)  
Women's soccer  
Women's socceryes 
Women's softball  
Women's swimming and divingyes 
Women's swimming and diving  
Women's table tennis  
Women's tennis  
Women's track and fieldyes 
Women's track and field  
Women's ultimate Frisbee  
Women's volleyballyes 
Women's volleyball  
Women's wrestling  

Intramural/Recreational sports:
badminton; basketball; field hockey; football; golf; soccer; softball; tennis; ultimate Frisbee; volleyball; wrestling; swimming and diving; track and field; table tennis; cross-country running

Nearest international airport: Gunnison-Crested Butte Regiona

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