Western Colorado University

Western Colorado University

Gunnison, Colorado


Tuition and Fees

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend Western Colorado University for an academic year can be broken down into $6,624 for tuition, $3,812 for fees, $1,300 for books and supplies, $10,150 for room and board and $3,069 for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$10,436
In-state tuition$6,624
In-state fees$3,812
Books and supplies$1,300
Room and board$10,150
Other expenses$3,069

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend Western Colorado University for an academic year can be broken down into $18,096 for tuition, $3,812 for fees, $1,300 for books and supplies, $10,150 for room and board and $3,069 for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$21,908
Out-of-state tuition$18,096
Out-of-state fees$3,812
Books and supplies$1,300
Room and board$10,150
Other expenses$3,069

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planNo

Financial Aid

95% of undergradate students at Western Colorado University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Western Colorado University consists of 87% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $6,861 on average, 28% receiving pell grants of $4,354 on average, 85% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $4,719 on average, and 58% receiving federal student loans of $5,007 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid

$6,861

Awarded any Financial Aid

95%
Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid43687%$6,861
Pell grants13828%$4,354
Institutional grants or scholarships42485%$4,719
Federal student loans28958%$5,007

Net Price

Average Net Price

$17,328

Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $13,018 compared to net price of $14,744 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $15,866 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $19,264 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $21,264 in the $110,001 or more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$13,018
$30,001 – $48,000$14,744
$48,001 – $75,000$15,866
$75,001 – $110,000$19,264
$110,001 or more$21,264

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The in-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Western Colorado University is $104,229. The in-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 3% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Western Colorado University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

In-State 4-year Sticker Price

$104,229
YearIn-State Sticker Price
1$24,955
2$25,659
3$26,409
4$27,206

The out-of-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Western Colorado University is $150,117. The out-of-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 2% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Western Colorado University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

Out-of-State 4-year Sticker Price

$150,117
YearOut-Of-State Sticker Price
1$36,427
2$37,131
3$37,881
4$38,678