How much does Colorado Mesa University cost?

Colorado Mesa University Cost of Attendance
In-state $8,627
Out-of-state $20,944
On-Campus Room and Board $10,925
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,890
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $15,884
$30,000-$48,000 $16,684
$48,000-$75,000 $19,443
$75,000-$110,000 $15,884
Over $110,000

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 93% $3,224
Federal Grants 40% $4,724
Pell grants 40% $4,676
Other federal grants 1% $3,590
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 33% $3,227
Institutional grants or scholarships 47% $4,226
Student loan aid 62% $9,836
Federal student loans 61% $8,712
Other student loans 6% $10,430

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Colorado Mesa University Admissions

What is Colorado Mesa University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 81%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 79% of applicants
SAT Reading 470-530
SAT Math 470-520
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 35% of applicants
Composite Score 18-24

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Colorado Mesa University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 9459
Living on campus 8%
Transfer Students 100%
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