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Colorado Mesa University welcomes first-time undergraduate students to apply for admission. You are considered a first-time international undergraduate student (freshman) if:

  • You are a non-resident who has or will be seeking an international student visa,
  • You have completed or are completing high school/secondary school,
  • You have never attended college after high school graduation.

Each student's application will be carefully reviewed for consideration. All international students seeking direct admission to CMU must meet certain academic standards and submit documentation as outlined in the admission requirements below.

To ensure adequate time for processing applications and the delivery of the immigration and admission documents, international students are encouraged to apply by May 1 for the fall semester (August-December) and October 1 for the spring semester (January-May).

Contact International Admissions Staff

International Student Admission Requirements

All supplemental admission documents should be uploaded to the CMU applicant portal.

Form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility) Requirements

All applicants must submit proof of funding. Documents should be uploaded to the applicant portal.

Finalizing Your Enrollment

Anytime during the admissions process but before registering for classes, students must: