Colorado Mesa University, in Grand Junction, Colorado is dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience in a student-centered environment featuring small class sizes and a high level of student-faculty interaction. Founded in 1925, the institution has grown from a junior college enrolling 41 students to a vibrant university, of more than 8,900, offering a full-range of undergraduate programs and a growing number of graduate programs.
Student to faculty ratio: 22:1
More than 1,200 classes each semester at multiple sites in western Colorado
International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) to 50 countries
Most popular baccalaureate majors: business, criminal justice, biology, kinesiology, nursing, psychology, elementary education
Colorado Mesa University offers a wide range of opportunities with programs ranging from certificates to master’s degrees. No matter what your educational goal, staff in our Admissions Office is here to help guide you through the process to launch your educational journey. It’s an exciting and dynamic time at Colorado Mesa University. Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions about our academic offerings, the admission process, financial aid to make a college education affordable, and scheduling a campus visit.
- University Life
Opportunities abound at CMU for physical challenges and mental inspiration. And when you need to wind-down, we offer top-notch facilities for relaxing with friends and on-campus living. The unparalleled natural setting fuels our work-hard, play-hard mentality. Nestled in the beautiful Grand Valley of Western Colorado, the college experience comes complete with an outdoor lifestyle that's second to none, state-of-the-art facilities that give students the chance to play and learn, and a more than 70 student clubs and organizations that help contribute to the cultural growth of our students and the region.
The John U. Tomlinson Library is the largest academic library between Salt Lake City and Denver. The library offers a wealth of information and provides many different services and resources to both the campus and the community. It is the mission of the library to support the information, instructional and research needs of the region.
Today, holdings in Tomlinson Library include 395,200 books; 59,300 journals; 30,500 e-books/documents; and more than 30 million items available through Prospector.
Athletics play a key role in the growth of our students and are an integral part of the university experience. Students are given the chance to attend or participate in a wide range of sports and athletic activities including a number of varsity and intramural sports. With more than 70 conference and regional titles, Colorado Mesa University gives student-athletes the opportunity to earn a degree while competing at a top Division II institution.
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