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The Western State College of Colorado

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

WSC Address

600 N Adams
General information:(970) 943-0120
Financial aid office:(970) 943-3085
Admissions office:(970) 943-2119
University FAQ
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Tuition + WSC Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $30
Grad Application Fee: $50

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:1234
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 2,479
# of Grad students: 109
# of Part time: 4
Total Students: 2,588




American Indian:


Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

71% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,722

24% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $959

52% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $1,025

44% receive student loans and the average amount is $3,263
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Public 4 year or above Institution
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Average ACT: 21.0

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

93% men vs 92% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 874
Number of Women Applicants: 621
Number of Men Admitted: 813
Number of Women Admitted: 570

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Day Care On Campus

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• Anthropology
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Business/Commerce General
• Chemistry General
• Economics General
• English Language and Literature General
• Environmental Science
• Fine/Studio Arts General
• Geology/Earth Science General
• History General
• Kinesiology and Exercise Science
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Management Information Systems General
• Mathematics General
• Music General
• Parks Recreation and Leisure Studies
• Political Science and Government General
• Psychology General
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric

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