FAST FACTS
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Location:Grand Junction
Setting:Urban
Population:145,000
Enrollment:9,676
On Campus:22%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/21-12/15
  • Spring 01/16-05/10

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$5,641

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$5,452

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN B

Campus Diversity
72%White
2%Black
15%Hispanic/Latino
2%Asian
2%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
0%Two or more races
7%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


Colorado Mesa University, in Grand Junction, Colorado is dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience in a student-centered environment featuring small class sizes and a high level of student/faculty interaction. CMU's faculty are recognized for their professional expertise and are proudly committed first to instruction as well as service and research. To accommodate a student body exceeding 9,000 students, a recent campus expansion has resulted in state-of-the-art learning facilities across 86 acres in the heart of Grand Junction. The city of Grand Junction offers residents many amenities of a larger city but still has the feel of a small town. It is also close to the beautiful Colorado National Monument, the Grand Mesa, and other mountain ranges which offer some of the best recreational opportunities year round. CMU students are not afraid to get their hands dirty. They take advantage of the opportunity to gain practical experience through course work and activities.

Campus Location - Nestled in the beautiful Grand Valley of Western Colorado, the CMU experience gives students the chance to play and learn while contributing to the area's cultural and community growth.

Programs
Closed Programs
Education, nursing, and radiologic technology.

Limitations
Registration for criminal justice and business classes is competitive.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Business Administration
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Sports Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Theater Arts/Drama

Unique Academic Programs

  • Criminal Justice
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Geology
  • Exercise Science
  • Construction Management

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Sciences

Anthropology: Archaeology

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Computer Graphics, Drafting, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Studio Art, Theater Art

Athletics: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Insurance, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Office Administration

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Mass Communication, Media News

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences

Earth Sciences: Geology, Physical Sciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish

Engineering: Mechanical Engineering

English: English, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Technology

Food Science: Culinary Arts, Food Services Management

Foreign Language: Spanish

General Studies: Social Sciences, Spanish Literature

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Spatial Geographic Information Science

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Nursing

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Tourism and Travel

Industrial Studies: Construction Management

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems

Mathematics: Mathematics, Statistics

Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Design/Technical, Directing, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Theater Arts/Drama

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Psychology: Counseling, Psychology

Recreation: Commercial Recreation Management, Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Human Services, Social Science, Sociology

Technology: Automotive Technology, Construction Technology, Diesel Technology, Electronics Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Process Technology, Radiologic Technology, Welding Technology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Conditions
Quick Links Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 525 paper, 195 computer or 70 Internet
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • N/A
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A/B
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 7/31/2017.
  • Estimated cost: $5,641.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 18 ($376 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/31/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $125 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $135 Year Plan A & B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • Perkins
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 001358

Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 7/31/2017.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $3,050
  • Full-year contract required for a full-year exchange
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $675
  • Proximity to campus: 0-10 miles
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $2402 per semester for 21 meals per week.
  • $2210 per semester for 14 meals per week.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.