Why Choose CMU?

Colorado Mesa University believes that smaller classrooms are better than big ones. We believe that students should be known by their names, not by their student numbers.

We believe in education. In learning. Of improving one's lot in life. Of making the next generation better than the one before it. We believe that quality education should be possible for everyone.

Our natural setting fuels a work-hard/play-hard mentality, providing opportunities for physical challenges and mental inspiration.
We provide an education at an incredible value – giving more students the opportunity to learn, grow and succeed.
Our dedicated, accomplished faculty are focused on teaching.
Our technologically advanced classrooms allow professors to teach more effectively and students to learn more comprehensively.
Our intimate classroom settings provide an environment conducive to learning.
Our diverse curriculum is rooted in experiential learning.