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Colorado Mesa Demographics & Diversity

Grand Junction, Colorado

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Colorado Mesa are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Colorado Mesa University students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 3%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 16% more female students than male students enrolled at Colorado Mesa University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Colorado Mesa has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Colorado Mesa University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Colorado Mesa University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,386
Women 5,106

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Colorado Mesa serves a very low number of students outside of Colorado, with 84 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Colorado Mesa University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 84%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,304 per year

40% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
9,492
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 20.9%
Part time Undergrads 16.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127556 IPEDS survey data for Colorado Mesa University.


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