Western State Colorado University

Western State Colorado University

Deep in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Western State Colorado University delivers a full liberal arts curriculum to 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students at an affordable cost. The university’s tight-knit community ensures students receive personalized attention and gain real-world experience before graduation. Set in the unique Gunnison Valley, Western offers students endless opportunities for adventure and hands-on learning, both in and outside of the classrooms.

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Western State Colorado University keeps affordability and academics at the core of our mission. We are dedicated to the continual advancement of academic programs and utilization of our unique location. We have renowned programs in energy management, petroleum geology and high altitude exercise and physiology; extensive undergraduate research opportunities available through the Thornton Biology Research Program and a new collaborative workspace—the ICELab—dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs. We also take advantage of our location with majors such as Recreation & Outdoor Education, the Mountain Sports Program; and Wilderness Pursuits gear rentals, guided trips and leadership opportunities.
Get a taste of Mountaineer life by visiting during one of our Preview Days. You'll connect with current students, meet with professors, explore campus and more.
Find details at: www.western.edu/preview

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