Colorado Mesa University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Colorado Mesa University is a medium four-year, public school with 9,485 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1925 and is one of the 3 schools and colleges located in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
Colorado Mesa University will give you the opportunity to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Colorado Mesa University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Business, General Studies, Criminal Justice, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
64%
The rate of student retention at Colorado Mesa University is relatively low at 64% (close to Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Colorado Mesa University is very low: 29%. About 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Colorado Mesa University is reasonable -- 24:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,000
Average tuition cost is fairly high, $15,200 per year. The additional fees at Colorado Mesa University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $800; this makes it a total of $16,000 per academic year.

Read the details about Colorado Mesa University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
82%
According to government data, 5,842 applications were submitted and 4,811 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

Colorado Mesa University will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Colorado Mesa University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,300
Colorado Mesa University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Colorado Mesa University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Colorado Mesa University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,100 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- roughly $5,300 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Colorado Mesa University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Colorado Mesa University, 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122, USA
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