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What it means to be Western

What it means to be Western

The Western Community

Take a peek into campus life and explore the strong Western community. Our students push beyond their comfort zones because they know they have the support of fellow Mountaineers. 

What it means to be Western

Experiential Learning

From experiential learning labs to extracurricular opportunities, we have it all. One of Western’s greatest advantages is our natural surroundings. See how we mix learning with adventure and use the local environment as our classroom.

What it means to be Western

Classes and Programs

Western is dedicated to academic excellence. It’s a place where students come for one-on-one relationships with faculty, staff and peers. Smaller class sizes provide a supportive, accessible learning environment, and our faculty help students thrive.

Success Stories

Dr. Sean Markey
Outstanding Alumnus

Sean Markey is a 1993 graduate of Western. He earned his medical degree in 1997 from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where he also completed his surgical internship and neurosurgery residency. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.