A comprehensive university in Grand Junction, CMU provides exceptional educational opportunities on a state-of-the-art campus. As western Colorado’s largest university, CMU serves students on its main campus in Grand Junction, its satellite campus in Montrose, its community college, Western Colorado Community College, and via online offerings.
Colorado Mesa University serves as the primary int...ellectual and cultural center of western Colorado and promotes the exchange of ideas that are of regional, national and international importance. Founded in 1925, it’s a dynamic university enrolling more than 9,500 students at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels.
With low student-to-teacher ratios, students have the opportunity to build one-on-one relationships with professors dedicated to providing tools to succeed in today's interconnected world. An education at CMU offers value through more than 60 programs that enable students to discover and pursue their dreams.
Our dedication to providing the highest quality education in a student-centered environment will guide the university into the future.
About Grand Junction: Grand Junction is nestled below three mountain ranges: the Bookcliffs, the Colorado National Monument, and the Grand Mesa. Grand Junction is west of the Rockies and 30 miles from the Utah border. The moderate climate provides year-round recreation activities from fishing to skiing. The city and valley of approximately 135,000 is the economic hub of the region, located midway between Denver and Salt Lake City.