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Academics

There’s no limit to what you can accomplish at Western.

At Western Colorado University, we believe a relevant education goes beyond academic excellence and critical thinking. From our accomplished faculty members to our state-of-the-art facilities, we’ll give you the real-world skills and knowledge you need for a successful and rewarding career.

Unlock your potential.

At the heart of Western’s curricula is a commitment to academic excellence and career readiness. We take pride in delivering a truly personalized education with dedicated and caring faculty and staff, small class sizes, unique research opportunities, and a variety of immersive educational experiences in and beyond the classroom.

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Engineered for success

Professor Marc Rubin assists a student during an “Internet of Things” class in the Computer Science program.

Education for the Future

At Western, you learn vital communication and creative problem-solving skills required to meet the demands of the modern workplace, while also exploring the world through the lenses of social and natural sciences, as well as the arts and humanities. Choose from over 100 areas of study, conduct original field research, study abroad, participate in some of the 50+ on-campus student clubs, and embark on world-class adventures in the Rocky Mountains.

Putting lessons to the test

Students engage in Professor Anne W. Ryter’s Chemistry Lab. We are constantly evaluating and adjusting our course offerings based on the current market demands.


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Faculty with the Highest Degree in Their Field

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The best way to find out what makes Western such a special place is to experience it for yourself. Our student-led tours give you an insider’s perspective on everything from academics to student life.

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Alumni
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We keep the Mountaineer spirit going strong within our alumni community. Whether getting together with friends at an annual event, making a donation or mentoring a student, graduates continue to play an important role in the Western community.

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