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Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate80%
Acceptance Rate80%

About Colorado Mesa University

Colorado Mesa University is a public, state school in the suburb of Grand Junction, Colorado. Colorado Mesa University was founded in 1925. The college currently enrolls around 8,907 students per year, including 8,712 undergraduate students.

Colorado Mesa University Acceptance Rate

It is not difficult to get into Colorado Mesa University. Around 80% of applicants get into Colorado Mesa University each year. Out of 8,211 applications received in 2022, 6,537 students were offered admission.

Colorado Mesa University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 80%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 45.7%

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Colorado Mesa University is locatedin the town of Grand Junction, Colorado,.

If you are interested in seeing Colorado Mesa University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 70 to Grand Junction, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Grand Junction Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Colorado Mesa University and Grand Junction are like without leaving home.

College Info

1100 North Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122

Campus Setting: Suburban

Colorado Mesa University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Colorado Mesa University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Colorado Mesa University is Continuous processing.

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Colorado Mesa University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1190


Math SAT Range

471 - 590


Reading SAT Range

480 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1190 and Above


950 to 1190


950 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Colorado Mesa University students is 1050. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Colorado Mesa University, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Colorado Mesa University.

Colorado Mesa University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Colorado Mesa University is like? There are approximately 8,907 students enrolled at Colorado Mesa University, including 8,712 undergraduate students and 195 graduate students. 76% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from CO and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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