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Colorado Mesa
Location Grand Junction, CO
Setting Small City
Enrollment 8,905
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #886
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Colorado Mesa
Tuition (In State) $8,261
Tuition (Out of State) $21,983
Room & Board $11,522
Avg Net Price $15,085
Avg Grant Aid $9,209
% Receiving Grant Aid 87%


Colorado Mesa
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 9,810
Admitted 8,021
Acceptance Rate 81.8%
Enrolled % 21.8%
Avg High School GPA 3.28
Typical High School Grades B
Admissions Standards Easy
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 18/25
SAT Range 930/1180
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline


Colorado Mesa
Student to Faculty Ratio 18:1
Popular Majors
  • Health Professions (26%)
  • Business (17%)
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities (9%)
  • Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies (7%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting (5%)


Colorado Mesa
Graduation Rate 25%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $40,000
Making Student Loan Payments 48%
Median Student Loan Debt $21,750
Median Loan Payment $224


Colorado Mesa
% Men 47%
% Women 53%
Racial Diversity Low
% White 70%
% Black 3%
% Hispanic 17%
% Native American 1%
% Pacific Islander 1%
% Two or More Races 4%
% International 1%
% Unknown Race 2%


Colorado Mesa
% In-State 83%
% Out-of-State 16%


Colorado Mesa
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes Yes
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard