About CMU

As a comprehensive university located in the center of Colorado's Western Slope, Colorado Mesa University provides exceptional educational opportunities on a state-of-the-art campus. As western Colorado's largest university, CMU serves students on several campuses and offers a variety of degree programs.

At Colorado Mesa University, we take pride in being different. We think you shouldn't settle for less. Our focus is simple: preparing students for a changing world by giving them the knowledge and tools they need to flourish long after they graduate.

Colorado Mesa University is committed to a personal approach. We offer a dynamic learning environment that offers you abundant opportunities to grow intellectually, professionally and personally.

Colorado Mesa University Online

Colorado Mesa University is proud to offer online classes that give working students the opportunity to further their education and advance in their professions. Our online programs meet the same high standards as our traditional on-campus programs. Faculty and staff at CMU are invested in student success and ensuring top-quality course design, learning experiences and student services for our online learners.

Awards & Accolades

  • Largest university in western Colorado
  • 13 Fulbright Scholar Awards
  • 50 countries involved in the International Student Exchange Program


Colorado Mesa University (CMU) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission
Phone: 800.621.7440 / 312.263.0456 | Fax: 312.263.7462

For more information, please visit http://www.coloradomesa.edu/accreditation/index.html

The RN to BSN program is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202- 463-6930.