Total Enrollment 7,042
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 20 : 1

Mesa State College
1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122
(970) 248-1020

Mission Statement Mesa State College serves the citizens of Colorado, in general, with a specific emphasis on increasing college participation by residents in its 14-county region in Western Colorado. Mesa State College's mission, established by the Colorado Legislature, is contained in Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.) 23-53-101: "There is hereby established a College at Grand Junction, Colorado, to be known as Mesa State College, which shall be a general baccalaureate and graduate institution with moderately selective admissions. Mesa State College shall offer liberal arts and sciences, professional, and technical degree programs and a limited number of graduate programs. Mesa State College more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline January 15
Admissions Office Phone 970-261-7021
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501-3122
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Fee $30

In order to be accepted to Mesa State College, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 420
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 535
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 430
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 560
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 18
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 23
ACT English (25th Percentile) 16
ACT English (75th Percentile) 23
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 17
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 23
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