9,595
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,301
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Colorado Mesa University is a Comprehensive institution located in Grand Junction, CO, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO  81501
United States
Contact Admissions
Email: admissions@coloradomeas.edu
Phone: 970-248-1875
Fax: 970-248-1973

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Business And Management Checkmark
Viticulture And Enology Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Automation/technology/data Entry Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Power Transmission Installation Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Water Quality And Wastewater Treatment Management And Recycling Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child-care Provision Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technology Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Medical/clinical Assistant Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
Surgical Technology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Baking And Pastry Arts Checkmark
Cooking And Related Culinary Arts Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Machine Tool Technology Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
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Wildland/forest Firefighting And Investigation Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,982
Applied
5,702
Accepted
9,595
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

3,809
Females Applied
3,114
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,173
Males Applied
2,588
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.11
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 480 600
SAT Math 532 473 590
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,343
In-state
21,540
Out-of-state
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Fees

900
Full-time student fees
10,925
Room & board
6,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,301
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,920
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
11,600
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,729
Avg. Loan Aid
3,685
Avg. Grant Aid
6,936
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,595
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.47%
Black or African American 2.48%
White or Caucasian 68.53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.73%
Asian 1.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.55%
Two or more races 4.19%
Other 2.47%

Gender

Male (46.24%)
Female (53.76%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Fling and Unityfest

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Environmental Club, Student Body Association, KMSA radio station, Rodeo Club and Campus Residents Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 2 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

572
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 295
Part-time - 277