Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO, USA
3.80 Average Rating

Colorado Mesa University is located on 90 acres of land in Grand Junction, CO, and offers 104 majors for its students, Mavericks, to choose from. CMU features liberal arts, professional, and technical programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels supported by the Essential Learning curriculum, which is geared towards developing written and oral communication, critical thinking, and more. For flexibility, CMU offers online courses and fully online degree programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as a satellite location in Montrose. Colorado Mesa is also home to the Redifer Institute, which houses research and policy institutes including the Unconventional Energy Center and Ruth Power Hutchins Water Center.  

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
86%
Out of State Students
14%
0
100
83%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1050
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
9,492
Total Number of Undergrads
9,365
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
18%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
39%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
20:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,309
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,343
Out-of-State Tuition
$21,540
0
100
63%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
35%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,301
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
220
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Grand Junction
Denver
Fort Collins
Colorado Springs
Phoenix
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$35,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.80 Average Rating
i love colorado mesa university. the campus is beautiful and the curriculum is very good. it is also a great place to make new friends, and in some cases even family.
Kimberly from Salida, CO
Well, this is the second college I attended and I love it so much more. It is really easy to find your niche and you have so much support available for you. From Res life to the academic realm, CMU is a great school to attend!
Andrea from Denver, CO