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Business Administration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Gunnison, CO, United States
The Business Administration program at the Western State Colorado University is for you if you have been told you have a head for business. Whether interested in health care, performing arts, sports, science, education, law or something else, every industry has a business aspect.

Overview

The Business Administration program at the Western State Colorado University encompasses an array of emphases and courses for students to develop the skills necessary to succeed in any aspect of the business world. Many students choose to pursue multiple business emphases, and it is not uncommon for students to declare second majors in Accounting, Economics or any other program on campus. 

The popularity of the Business Administration major is a testament to the outstanding, personalized education every student receives and the ability for students to tailor their education to whatever their interests may be.

Careers & Opportunities

A Business degree is an excellent way to combine personal passion with your future profession. Whether you’re interested in healthcare, performing arts, sports, science or something else, every industry has business aspects.

Places Mountaineers now work:

  • Antero Resources
  • Charles Schwab
  • Community Banks of Colorado
  • Dalby, Wendland & Co.
  • Insight Global
  • Nada Bottle
  • National Park Service
  • Red Bull
  • Ruffalo Noel Levitz
  • SM Energy
  • SRC Energy
  • Three Rivers Resort
  • Vulcan Materials
  • Wells Fargo

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Western is on a rolling admission cycle. However, we recommend that high school seniors apply before the deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Resource Management 
  • Managerial Finance 
  • Professional Computer Skills 
  • Microeconomics
  • Statistics for Business and Economics
  • College Algebra 
  •  Precalculus 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.95

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.95 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete Western’s Online Application or the Common Application.
  • Submit your official high school and/or college transcripts. All documents in a language other than English must be accompanied by certified English translations of these documents. These documents must be original copies with an official signature and bear the school's official seal, or a certified copy. All academic credit documentation for work completed outside of the United States must submit transcripts to a NACES member credential evaluation service for a course by course evaluation. 
  • Request your official TOEFL, IELTS, ACT and/or SAT exam scores to be sent to Western. 
  • Submit the $50 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18096 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18096 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6624 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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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.

Funding

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.

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