Tuition & Fees

$8,395

$20,353

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
21

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,918
Declined + 1,234
Total Received 7,152
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Public

9,595

undergraduate students

140

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 4484
ACT 0518

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
28%
400-499
47%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
31%
400-499
44%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
19%
18-23
43%
12-17
28%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
39%
12-17
34%
30-36
3%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
22%
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School Facts

Colorado Mesa University, founded in 1925, is a comprehensive, public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 9,735
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Grand Junction, CO

86-acre campus in Grand Junction (population: 60,210), 250 miles from Denver; branch campus in Montrose. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

Colorado Mesa University
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
23%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
65%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
28%
400-499
47%
300-399
12%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
31%
400-499
44%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
19%
18-23
43%
12-17
28%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
25%
18-23
39%
12-17
34%
30-36
3%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
22%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,918
Declined + 1,234
Total Received 7,152

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Jared Meier
Director of Admissions
P: 970 248-1875
F: 970 248-1973
admissions@coloradomesa.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,572
Room $5,850
Board $4,710
Additional fees $823
Books & supplies $1,560
Total $20,515
Average Financial Aid - $9,206
Total with Avg. Aid $11,309

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,206

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,318,146
State $6,783,822
Institutional $2,980,543
Other external $2,716,806
Total $27,799,317

Non-need-based

Federal $449,725
State $19,064
Institutional $3,577,453
Other external $900,583
Total $4,946,825

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
Mavericks
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Office Technology
Animation
Art
Athletic Training
Baking/Pastry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Construction Management
Construction Technology
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Dance
Education
Emergency Medical Technician
English
Environmental Science/Technology
Exercise Science
Fine/Performing Arts
Geosciences
Graphic Design
History
Hospitality Management
Kinesiology
Liberal Arts
Manufacturing Technology
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Lab Technician
Medical Office Assistant
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Physical Sciences
Political Science
Process Systems Technology
Psychology
Public Administration
Radiological Technology
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
Sustainable Agriculture
Technology Integration
Theatre Arts
Transportation Services
Travel/Recreation/Hospitality Management
Visual Communications
Water Quality Management
Wildland Fire Management
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Undergraduate

99%

9,595
students

Female
54%
5,158

Male
46%
4,437

Graduate

1%

140
students

Female
76%
106

Male
24%
34

undergraduateFull-time

75%

7,277
students

Female
53%
3,814

Male
47%
3,463

undergraduatePart-time

25%

2,318
students

Female
58%
1,344

Male
42%
974

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Canada
Japan
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Annie Gingerich
Coordinator of International Education
970 248-1802
agingeri@coloradomesa.edu

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