How much does Colorado Mesa University cost?

Colorado Mesa University Cost of Attendance
In-state $8,686
Out-of-state $21,619
On-Campus Room and Board $11,168
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,890
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $12,708
$30,000-$48,000 $13,624
$48,000-$75,000 $15,136
$75,000-$110,000 $12,708
Over $110,000 $19,515

Colorado Mesa University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 90% $7,133
Federal Grants 37% $4,825
Pell grants 37% $4,788
Other federal grants 1% $3,573
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 26% $4,443
Institutional grants or scholarships 53% $4,000
Student loan aid 50% $6,121
Federal student loans 49% $6,155
Other student loans 5% $12,320

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do an extracurricular activity 307 Up to $3,000
Do community service 311 Up to $500
Have work experience 214 Up to $12,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Take a challenging class 320 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 225 Up to $2,100
Take a foreign language class 192 Up to $5,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Colorado Mesa University Admissions

What is Colorado Mesa University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 78%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 82% of applicants
SAT Reading 470-590
SAT Math 460-580
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 28% of applicants
Composite Score 18-25

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Colorado Mesa University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 9459
Living on campus 9%
Transfer Students 5%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Colorado Mesa University Graduation Success

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About Colorado Mesa University


1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify