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Communication Arts

Western Colorado University

48 months
18600 USD/year
18600 USD/year
6816 USD/year
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Communication Arts from Western Colorado University curriculum has been adapted to the current demands of the global marketplace. With dynamic courses in Introduction to Film and Theater, Public Relations Communications and Media Writing, you’ll 


Communication Arts from Western Colorado University helps you learn how to craft, edit and disseminate stories for artistic and functional expression. Outside of the classroom, you’ll have the unique opportunity to apply your skills in student-run media outlets like the Western Theater Company and KWSB Radio. Through a combination of relevant coursework and hands-on opportunities, you’ll learn to analyze written, oral, visual, and electronic messages from historical, critical and social science perspectives. 


A strong communications background will open doors to careers in marketing, politics, executive leadership and many other in-demand fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theatre 
  • Communication Arts
  • Media Writing
  • Production and Theory
  • Public Relations Communication
  • Communication Arts

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

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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

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
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    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.


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