B.A. On Campus


Western Colorado University

48 months
18600 USD/year
18600 USD/year
6816 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Anthropology from Western Colorado University fits you if you’re interested in learning about cultures, societies and beliefs in the past and present–anthropology is an ideal field. 


Anthropology from Western Colorado University will allow you to build a broad geographical and temporal perspective of human biological and cultural adaptations. In the program, you’ll learn about pressing current issues like environmental well-being, cultural relations, social inequality and how our knowledge of the past informs our vision for the future.


A deep understanding of anthropology will prepare you for a meaningful career in academia, public health, international aid, public policy, medicine and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Anthropology 
  • Physical Anthropology 
  • Archaeology 
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Ethnography 
  • Archaeology 
  • Statistical Thinking

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Western is on a rolling admission cycle. However, we recommend to apply before the following dates.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Western’s Online Application or the Common Application.
    • Submit your official high school and/or college transcripts.
    • Request your official TOEFL, IELTS, ACT and/or SAT exam scores to be sent to Western. 
    • An admissions essay following the prompt “Why Western?” (optional)
    • A personal statement (optional)
    • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)
    • A resume (optional)
    • Submit the $30 application fee
    • High school GPA

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6816 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Gunnison

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Western Colorado University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!