Exploring Western Remotely
Welcome to Western Colorado University! We’re excited to help you learn more about us from the comfort of your own device. Take a virtual campus tour, explore academic programs, meet faculty members and more.
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Virtual Tour and Other Campus Information
Located in Gunnison, Colorado, Western’s campus is the perfect place to explore your passions both inside and outside the classroom. Our virtual tour provides you with an overview of where you’ll be studying, living and recreating while attending Western. You can also view our campus map to become familiar with the layout of Western’s campus, or watch a virtual information session to learn more about Western from a knowledgeable admissions counselor.
Additionally, we offer a collection of hundreds of photos depicting various aspects of life at Western. Feel free to browse through and become more familiar with campus life, athletics, academics and the Gunnison Valley.Take a Virtual Tour View Our Photo Gallery
Virtual Information Session
We’re here to answer any questions you have. Please use the following links to contact our helpful staff for more information about admissions, financial aid and applying to Western.Admissions & Aid Financial Aid Parents and Family Residence Life
You can also schedule a time to meet one-on-one with an admissions counselor or current Western student via Zoom conference or phone call to learn more about Western or ask additional questions not answered here:Connect with a Counselor Connect with a Student
The Gunnison Valley
Situated at 7,700 feet above sea level in the central Colorado Rockies, Gunnison’s location makes it the ideal place to study and explore the 2,526 square miles of public land in the county. Here, you can learn hands-on about a variety of natural science disciplines, mountain bike or hike the hundreds of miles of local trails and experience the unique culture of a Colorado mountain town. Don’t forget to explore the scenic ski town of Crested Butte, located less than 30 miles north of Gunnison.
Browse through digital versions of our informational materials to learn more about what life is like at Western and how to take the next steps in becoming a Mountaineer.
Western is proud to offer over 100 academic programs including majors, minors, emphases and licensures. Whether you choose Art, Psychology or Wildlife Biology, you’ll earn a degree in a subject you love and have the opportunity to pursue as a meaningful career. In addition to traditional academic programs, Western also offers five cutting-edge accelerated degree programs designed to help you earn your bachelor’s degree as well as a master’s degree in as little as five years.
While some students come to Western with a specific degree program in mind, we understand that some students aren’t sure what they want to study. Through Western’s Exploratory Program, a student is paired with an academic advisor who will help them discover which academic program or programs best suit their skills and interests, while making sure they’ll be on track to graduate on time. Click below to learn more about Western’s academic offerings.Undergraduate Programs Accelerated Degree Programs
Meet our Faculty
With an average class size of 18 students, Western students get to know their professors on a personal basis. Our faculty are experts in their fields. They’re here to help you learn, accomplish goals and make the most of your time at Western. Below are just a few of our faculty members who help influence students well beyond the classroom.
Thanks for using our remote campus exploration platform to get to know Western. We hope you come visit and consider taking future steps to become a part of the Mountaineer family!Apply Now