Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO 81501
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Colorado Mesa University is one of the seventeen public 4-year colleges in Colorado. The campus is located in an urban area, in Grand Junction.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 9,591 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,882 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,374 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%). Every year 33% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Colorado Mesa University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,560, and fees were $814. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $19,516 and $814 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students9,591
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 52
Bachelor's degree 11 95
Master's degree 2 7
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 1
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 6 23
Certificate 11 68
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 96.6%
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.8%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1957 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
10/01/2012 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
ACEN
10/01/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
04/22/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
03/03/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/22/2014 - Current

Admission

82%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT958 to 1190
ACT18 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$270/credit
In State Students$270/credit
Out of State Students$697/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$425/credit
In State Students$425/credit
Out of State Students$1,200/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $12,150 $12,150 $31,365
ADN 70 $18,900 $18,900 $48,790
BSN 125 $33,750 $33,750 $87,125
FNP 50 $21,250 $21,250 $60,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 93% of Colorado Mesa University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 40% $4,621
Other Federal Grant 1% $3,663
State Grant & Scholarships 27% $3,264
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 44% $4,096
Federal Student Loans 58% $8,720
Private Loans 6% $9,393

$14,309

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,327
$30,001 to $48,000$16,259
$48,001 to $75,000$18,941
$75,001 to $110,000$20,511
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

9,459

Undergrads

132

Graduates

5,138

Women

4,453

Men

75%

Full-time

25%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
69%
Hispanic
18%
Two or more races
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Black/African American
2%
Asian
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.

Colorado Mesa University
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
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