Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$9,306

$23,163

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
45%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
47%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,726
Declined 1,361
Total Received 7,087
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Public

9,365

undergraduate students

127

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,492
Established in 1925
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

90-acre campus in Grand Junction (population: 62,475), 250 miles from Denver; branch campus in Montrose. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Grand Junction Regional

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24.6%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Environmental Club
  • Student Body Association
  • KMSA radio station
  • Rodeo Club
  • Campus Residents Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fling
  • Unityfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
58%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
45%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
47%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
50%
12-17
19%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.16

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,726
Declined 1,361
Total Received 7,087

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,343
Room & board $11,168
Additional fees $963
Books & supplies $1,560
Other fees $1,404
Total $23,438

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, bass fishing, bowling, cross-country, cycling, hockey, lacrosse, rodeo, rugby, skiing, soccer, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, bowling, cross-country, cycling, hockey, lacrosse, rodeo, rugby, skiing, soccer, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Fencing, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Fencing, Football, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Chemistry, General
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Communications Technology/Technician
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Trades, General
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Design
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Lineworker
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Viticulture and Enology
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician
Wildland/Forest Firefighting and Investigation
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

9,492

total students

85.9%

in-state

14.1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

9,365
students

Female
54%
5,028

Male
46%
4,337

1%

127
students

Female
62%
79

Male
38%
48

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

7,079
students

Female
53%
3,737

Male
47%
3,342

25%

2,286
students

Female
57%
1,291

Male
43%
995

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 18%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

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
18%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
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

470

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

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
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