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The Application Timeline

Once you’ve submitted your application, double-check that all application requirements have been submitted (see list below). Our team is working hard to review applications quickly; expect to see a decision or request for more information in the next 2-4 weeks!

After you’re admitted, you can confirm your spot at Western anytime by submitting your deposit!

Western runs on rolling admissions, which means we open applications during the summer heading into your senior year, until the Fall 2024 Western Colorado University semester begins.

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We’ll review your application and all necessary materials, then run a transfer evaluation on your credits. For further details, check out the Transfer page.

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Not sure what’s next? Have general questions or want to get a feel for college? Our admissions counselors are here to answer questions, connect you with professors, or get you in touch with current students.

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Whether you’re a first-year student looking for an undergrad degree, an Adult Degree Completion or Graduate programs, start here!

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If you applied directly through Western (Common App requires an additional sign-up step), you can log in to see if you got accepted; if you’re missing materials, see your next steps, financial aid awards, and more!

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We understand that applying to a university can be daunting, which is why we make our admission process as simple and straightforward as possible. Learn more about applying to your program of choice at Western.

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