Small classes, close student-faculty relationships, and ample experiential opportunities combine to offer your students an education that suits their individuality. Students have opportunities to conduct graduate level research, and take part in community partnerships. Across departments, our students consistently describe their departments--faculty and peers--as closely connected and supportive.

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College Admission Requirements

  • Admission is on a sliding scale 2.0-4.0 GPA:
    ACT Math & English >15, SAT CR >450 Math >410
  • Freshman applicant acceptance rate: 90.9%
  • Average high school GPA: 3.04-3.79
  • Mid-range ACT Composite scores: 19-24
  • Mid-range SAT Composite scores: 1000-1160

Next Steps for First-years

  1. APPLY
  2. SUBMIT current transcripts and test scores officially
  3. VISIT Campus
  4. CONFIRM enrollment

More on the first-year admission process >

Submitting Application Materials

Submit current high school transcripts, ACT/SAT score reports, letters of recommendation, and essays by email, mail, or fax.



Office of Admission
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

*Final high school transcripts must be signed by a school official, and include a past graduation date, in order to be considered official.