Western State College is a four-year school offering Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, located in Gunnison, Colorado, with an annual enrollment of some 2,400 students from all Colorado counties and from all 50 states.
About 93% of the student population travels more than 100 miles to attend school here, about 35% come from outside Colorado. Over 90% of the classes are smaller than 35 students while the average class size is 21. 96% of the classes are taught by full time faculty. While 40% of the student population lives on campus, all freshman are required to live on campus.
In the far distance, the "W" marker
Majors: Accounting, Anthropology, Art (BA and BFA offered), Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication and Theatre, Computer Information Science, Economics, Education (Teacher Licensure), English, Environmental Studies, Exercise and Sports Science, Geology, History, Honors Program (non-degree), Interdisciplinary Studies / Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Recreation, Sociology, Spanish.
Minors: Coaching, French, Geography, Headwaters Regional Studies, Journalism, Pre-Law, Physics.
Pre-Professional Studies: Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Forestry, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Veterinary.
NCAA Division II: Football, Basketball, Wrestling, Cross Country and Track, Volleyball
NCAA Division I: Skiing
Campus Life: There are over 50 clubs and organizations active on campus and we have award winning radio and TV stations. Western also has the nation's only college-based Mountain Search and Rescue team.
A place where the new school and the old school come together.
The campus is just beautiful.
I think this was part of the Longmont High School Marching Band, at practice