Western State Colorado University

Men's MCLA Contact: David Szynskie
Profile
Size
4 / 10
2,431 Undergrads / 2,814 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$16,790 Net Price
Selectivity
1 / 10
86% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Remote

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
64%
Overall Graduation Rate
41%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
21% / 41%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team usually never travels outside of Colorado, but still has road trips to schools like Colorado School of Mines, Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, and Fort Lewis College.

Recruit Commits

No commits have been submitted for this team.

Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
600 N Adams, Gunnison, CO, 81231, Gunnison, CO, 81231 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Grand Junction Colorado Area
  • Colorado Springs Colorado Area
  • Fort Collins Colorado Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Albuquerque New Mexico Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Pueblo Colorado Area
Where Grads Work
  • Western State Colorado University
  • Wells Fargo
  • Crested Butte Mountain Resort
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Noble Energy
  • CenturyLink
  • State of Colorado
  • US Army
  • Denver Public Schools
  • Microsoft
  • AT&T
  • Comcast
  • Vail Resorts
  • Douglas County School District
  • Lockheed Martin
What Grads Do
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Media and Communication
  • Support
  • Arts and Design
  • Marketing
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
  • Consulting
  • Healthcare Services
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
450 - 570
Math
500 - 600
Total
990 - 1200
ACT
English
19 - 25
Math
18 - 25
Composite
20 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 1,954 1,028 926
% Admitted 86% 86% 86%
% Admits That Enroll 27% 31% 22%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.03
Admission Considerations
 
Required
Recommended Rec.
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
College Prep Classes
Recommendations
Demonstrate Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
TOEFL (English proficiency)
Admissions Office
Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (22%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (16%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (11%)
Psychology (10%)
Social Sciences (8%)
Visual & Performing Arts (8%)
Physical Sciences (6%)
Communication & Journalism (4%)
Mathematics & Statistics (4%)
Natural Resources & Conservation (4%)
Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
English Language & Literature (2%)
History (2%)
Education (1%)
Liberal Arts & Sciences (1%)
Foreign Languages
Athlete Graduation Rate
Financial
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

$16,790

Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

 
In-state
Out-of-state
On Campus
Tuition & Fees$9,802 $20,497
Books & Supplies$1,300 $1,300
Cost of Living$9,546 $9,546
Personal Expenses$3,024 $3,024
 
Sticker Price$23,672 $34,006

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

91% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

 
Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship82%$6,195
Federal Grants28%$3,932
Pell Grants27%$3,729
Other Federal16%$441
State & Local Grants33%$1,751
Institutional Grants80%$4,251
 
Student Loans58%$6,015
Federal Loans58%$5,147
Other Loans5%$10,152

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

 
Total Amount
Per Student
Endowment
Financial Assets $15.4 Million $5,479

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

Debt

Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $21,360.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

 
Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $11,000 $227

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.1%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,050 students.

Salary

Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $39,000

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

Payback

How long until this college investment pays off: 6.07 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 21% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
 
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 2 2
Fondling 1 -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 2 1
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Category
Classification
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, primarily residential

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