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Colorado Mesa University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,210 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,008 tuition
$10,925 on campus room & board*
$1,560 books and supplies
$717 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$29,233 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,031 tuition
$10,925 on campus room & board*
$1,560 books and supplies
$717 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

*Residence hall and meal plan rates range from $8,366-11,642 depending upon living options chosen

Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,168 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
38% get federal aid ($4,475 avg)
28% get state aid ($3,395 avg)
41% get institn'l aid ($3,168 avg)
59% get loans ($9,434 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.00% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.00% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,444 73%
Federal Grant Aid $4,475 38%
Pell Grants $4,425 38%
Other Federal Grants $3,200 1%
Institution Grant Aid $3,168 41%
State Grant Aid $3,395 28%
Student Loans $9,434 59%
Federal Loans $8,701 59%
Other Loans $9,089 5%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,250 Y N N N
- Y N Y N
award details Y N N N
$6,000 Y N N N
$1,000 Y N N N
$1,000 Y Y Y N
- Y Y Y N
$3,000 Y N N N
$3,500 Y N N N
- Y Y Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Colorado Mesa University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122
(970) 248-1020
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $252
Out of State $651


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Mariah from Grad Junction, CO
  • I am a current student here

    The school has many companies around it that you can use your mav money with which is nice when you just want some late night pizza from dominos. They also have Rowdies which is like a small grocery store which is great for late night snacks like candy bars or ice cream.

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  • 5
  • Amber from Henderson, CO
  • I am a current student here

    Most definitely. You're only paying a fraction of what everyone else in the larger universities would pay. You're getting a pretty decent education for what you pay for here.

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