Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Western Colorado University delivers career preparation, engineering, computer and other sciences, and a broad liberal arts curriculum to 2,900 intellectually adventurous students. Here, students can explore their field of study, gain leadership experience and discover extraordinary adventure in western Colorado. WCU also strives to cultivate a spirit of service and community engagement in their students, staff, and faculty.
WCU is also home to a unique engineering partnership program with the University of Colorado Boulder. Through this WCU-CU Boulder Partnership Program, students can obtain degrees Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, as graduates of the University of Colorado Boulder. Students in the partnership program complete their first two years as Western students, and the balance of their education as University of Colorado Boulder students, all while remaining on the Western campus in Gunnison, Colorado