|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Colorado Mesa and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Colorado for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,782 out of 7,163 applicants were admitted making Colorado Mesa University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Colorado Mesa University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||530|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1050|
|Average SAT Score||1000|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Colorado Mesa University?
Colorado Mesa University typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Colorado for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1050 and Above||Good||>88%|
|995 to 1050||Avg +||81%-88%|
|940 to 995||Avg -||71%-81%|
|885 to 940||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 885||Low||<60%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Colorado Mesa?
Admission data indicates that Colorado Mesa regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Colorado for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Colorado Mesa University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>88%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||81%-88%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||71%-81%|
|15 to 18||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 15||Low||<60%|
What GPA do you need to get into Colorado Mesa University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Colorado Mesa. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Colorado Mesa University was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in Colorado for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.0 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Colorado Mesa accepts 81% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||13%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||26%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||17%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||5%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
52% of Colorado Mesa University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||10%|
|Top 25% of class||24%|
|Top 50% of class||52%|
|Bottom 50% of class||48%|
|Bottom 25% of class||19%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||39%||35%|
What are the requirements for admission to Colorado Mesa University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
|Subject||Percent of Class|
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127556 IPEDS survey data for Colorado Mesa University.
79% of students submit their SAT scores to Colorado Mesa. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
81% of those who apply are granted admission to Colorado Mesa. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 940 and 1050. 79% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 35% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.