Colorado Mesa University Rankings

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In the World#3112 of 14178
In North America#926 of 2629
In the United States#854 of 2528
In Colorado#14 of 38
In Grand Junction#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
9,239
Graduates
134
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Colorado Mesa University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%79%78%
Applicants8,8453,6495,177
Admissions6,9172,8664,036
Freshmen enrolled full time1,9429151,022
Freshmen enrolled part time1275770

2,759 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

499 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,699 or 82%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Colorado Mesa University are 930-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
587 or 28%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Colorado Mesa University are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White6263 (67%)
Hispanic1970 (21%)
Two or more races373 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown270 (3%)
Black or African American165 (2%)
Asian132 (1%)
Nonresident Alien109 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander43 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native20 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,482
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,787$9,000
Tuition in-state$7,787$9,000
Tuition out-of-state$20,720$13,500
Fee in-district$899$578
Fee in-state$899$578
Fee out-of-state$899$578

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,533
Combined charge for room and board$11,168
Room charge$6,100
Meal charge$5,068

Colorado Mesa University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business & Commerce, General21614
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1817
Kinesiology and Exercise Science114
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies6939
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies68
Psychology, General52
Biology & Biological Sciences, General51
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management49
Mass Communication & Media Studies39
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer29
Environmental Science29
Computer and Information Sciences, General27
English Language and Literature, General25
Education, General25
Athletic Training & Trainer20
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician316
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other19
Social Work19
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General18
Accounting17
Criminal Justice & Police Science17
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician17
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects510
Machine Tool Technology & Machinist15
Management Information Systems, General15
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General15
Sociology14
Graphic Design14
Art & Art Studies, General13
Political Science and Government, General12
Medical & Clinical Assistant11
Mathematics, General11
Wildland & Forest Firefighting and Investigation10
Geology & Earth Science, General9
Construction Trades, General8
History, General8
Chemistry, General8
Hospitality Administration & Management, General25
Child Care Provider & Assistant7
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician6
Surgical Technology & Technologist6
Business & Office Automation & Technology & Data Entry6
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation & Installer, General5
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Technician5
Physics, General5
Spanish Language and Literature5
Agricultural Business and Management, General4
Nursing Practice4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications3
Viticulture and Enology3
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic)3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Dance, General3
Music, General3
Music Performance, General2
Music Teacher Education2
Lineworker1
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew1
Baking and Pastry Arts & Baker & Pastry Chef1
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration1
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology & Techn1
Grand Total2061,189464
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate34%30%38%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
544
Citations
24,082

Publication count by topic

Biology
91
Psychology
53
Geology
46
Medicine
39
Mathematics
38
Computer science
29
Sociology
28
Environmental science
23
Art
23
Physics
19
Chemistry
18
Political science
18
Geography
17
History
17
Business
14
Materials science
11
Economics
11
Philosophy
7
Engineering
6

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology11941,516
Psychology12687,087
History155332
Environmental science19021,015
Geography2058360
Sociology2404176
Biology24113,426
Physics2563420
Economics2817175
Art28662
Philosophy30481
Business3118154
Political science323429
Computer science3675361
Mathematics3813169
Chemistry4100380
Medicine4147273
Materials science440195
Engineering519211

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199032
199116
1992411
199327
199415
199536
1996115
199787
199863
19991328
20001043
2001758
20021386
200313114
200417153
20059143
200613210
200716233
200814319
200910388
201012531
201114750
201223883
201327981
2014291203
2015321246
2016341310
2017421379
2018401558
2019431905
2020412077

General info

Alternative namesCMU
Colorado Mesa
Founded1925
WikipediaColorado Mesa University
MottoRumble Mavs!
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff793
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, Colorado, 81501-3122
United States
City population60,000
Phone9702481020
Fax+1 (970) 248 1076

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