Colorado Mesa University

Colorado Mesa University, formerly known as Mesa State College, offers technical certificates, associate degrees, baccalaureate degrees, and master's degrees. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Approximately $1 million is available to support research and scholarly pursuits at the university, and undergraduates can engage in research with faculty members. Akerfelds, Darrel (former Major League Baseball pitcher) and Brunson, Larry (former wide receiver in the NFL).

  • Average Tuition USD 30,792
  • Acceptance Rate 82%
  • Students 9,116
  • International Students 1%
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Colorado Mesa University (CMU) is a public institution that was founded in 1925. Located in Grand Junction, Colorado, United States, the University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,003 out of total of 10,660. Its setting is urban and the campus size is 86 acres.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 70
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 880
  • Minimum ACT 18
  • Average SAT Score 967


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    Established in 1925


    Committed to a personal approach, Colorado Mesa University is a dynamic learning environment that offers abundant opportunities for students and the larger community to grow intellectually, professionally, and personally.


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        1100 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501, United States

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            1979-1983, Bachelor of Science

            Great place to learn,grow and begin your path to successBeautiful location, smaller size classes and great professors. Colorado Mesa has always been a university dedicated to its students success. Great place to learn the skills to be successful in life. Come for the beauty, gain the skills and knowledge and go make a difference in the world.

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            2011-2014, Bachelor of Science

            Great School, Great LocationColorado Mesa University offers the quality education of a larger school while maintaining smaller class sizes, technologically advanced classrooms, and a sense of community. It is also home of The Monfort Family Human Performance Lab- a state-of-the-art lab containing some of the most technologically advanced equipment west of the Rockies, which provides services to students, athletes, and members of the community. CMU is a great, fast-growing school located within five minutes of great hiking and 30 minutes of Powderhorn Mountain Resort.

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            1972-1974, Associate’s Degree

            Colorado Mesa UniversityFast growing University with awesome Facility's and maintenance department.