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Welcome to Colorado Mesa University


Students enrolled in 2014-2015

$74 million

In financial aid and scholarships awarded in 2014-2015


Average class size for program specific classes


Varsity NCAA Division II athletic teams


Fulbright faculty scholars


Population of Grand Junction and the surrounding area

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2016-17 Music Season opens with guests and faculty performances

The 2016-17 Music Season will open with two exciting guest artist performances as a prelude to the annual Faculty Gala and Reception.

Photo of winning cheese dish

WCCC assistant professor, student win national recipe contest

A recipe for Chile Relleno Croquetas with Chipotle-Pine Nut Romesco Dipping Sauce created by Western Colorado Community College Assistant Technical Professor Wayne Smith and culinary arts student Kelvin Shaw was one of three winners in a national cheese recipe contest sponsored by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and Emmi Roth USA.

Photo of Old Jimmy and Wally Fritzlan

Old Jimmy revived

Some called it the General but not Wally Fritzlan, who drove the 1942 GMC pickup truck for 30 years. “The young guys called it the General because it was made by General Motors,” Fritzlan recalled. “I always called it Old Jimmy.”

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