81%

Acceptance Rate

$6,515

Avg.Financial Aid

001358

FAFSA Code

Colorado Mesa University (CMU)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    HLC

  • Website

    www.coloradomesa.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    9,492

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Fax:

N/A

Address

1100 North Avenue

Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Colorado Mesa University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    FALSE

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    81%

  • SAT Range

    940 - 1050

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    18 - 24

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $30

  • Accept Common App

    None

The admission to Colorado Mesa University is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. Colorado Mesa University has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $30, as part of the admission process at CMU. The SAT score in the range of 930-1170 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Colorado Mesa University is 21. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122. To gather more information, they can call them at (970) 248-1020.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $14,403

  • Average Annual Cost

    $7,787

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $1,560

  • Other Fees

    $840

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for ooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $10,925

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $3,030

Total One Year Cost

$24,142

Before applying to CMU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $29,524 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctorate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

74%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

30%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$48

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    221 Graduates

  • Business/Commerce, General

    185 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    161 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    142 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    117 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    117 Graduates

  • Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

    108 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    75 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    117 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    117 Graduates

  • Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

    108 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    75 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    57 Graduates

  • Electrical and Power Transmission I...

    44 Graduates

  • Precision Metal Working

    38 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    36 Graduates

  • Culinary Arts and Related Services

    35 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    33 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    32 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    29 Graduates

  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

    28 Graduates

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

    19 Graduates

  • Construction Engineering Technologi...

    19 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    19 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    18 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    18 Graduates

  • Social Work

    17 Graduates

  • History

    16 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    14 Graduates

  • Graphic Communications

    14 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

    14 Graduates

  • Business Operations Support and Ass...

    13 Graduates

  • Management Information Systems and...

    12 Graduates

  • Physical Sciences

    12 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    12 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    11 Graduates

  • Music

    10 Graduates

  • Sociology

    10 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    9 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    9 Graduates

  • Fire Protection

    8 Graduates

  • Dance

    7 Graduates

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

    6 Graduates

  • Homeland Security

    6 Graduates

  • Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

    6 Graduates

  • Public Administration

    6 Graduates

  • Sustainability Studies

    6 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    5 Graduates

  • Construction Trades, General

    4 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    4 Graduates

  • Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

    3 Graduates

  • Electrical Engineering Technologies...

    3 Graduates

  • Environmental Control Technologies/...

    3 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    3 Graduates

  • Industrial Production Technologies/...

    3 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    2 Graduates

  • Agricultural Business and Managemen...

    1 Graduates

  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

    1 Graduates

  • Insurance

    1 Graduates

  • Physics

    1 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,365

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

36%

Full-time / Part-time

76% / 24%

Students Gender

Male

46%

US National: 44%

Female

54%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

68%

Unknown

3%

Black

2%

Hispanic

20%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska native

1%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

15%

Out Of State

85%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,304 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

23%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,925/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,925/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Mavericks

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

421

Total Female Athletes

211

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

24

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Beach Volleyball

Campus Security

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At CMU, $11,168 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Colorado Mesa University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at CMU costs around $4,925 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 46% male and 54% female students enrolled at the university.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$5,500 - $31,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$57 - $327

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,515

Students Receiving Federal Grants

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,724

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,227

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,226

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,297

$30K - $48K

$4,497

$48K - $75K

$1,738

$75K - $110K

$79

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,045,790

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,588,024

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at CMU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Colorado Mesa University is around $4,000 and the federal grant is $4,825. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,443, while the institutional aid is $4,000. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Colorado Mesa University amount to $1,045,790 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $6,588,024.

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