COLORADO MESA UNIVERSITY

United States, Colorado

Dwelled in the picturesque high-desert country of Western Colorado, Colorado Mesa University (CMU) is a public university that was founded in 1925. Formerly known as the Mesa State College, the institution received its university title in 2011 and adopted its present name. Since its inception, CMU has its accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission and is also an active member of the North Central Association. With peerless opportunities for exploration, the university has a mission to provide a cognitive learning environment that helps the students to grow both professionally and personally. What is of more important here, is its faculty members. Nearly all the faculties here are highly professional and well experienced. Student’s future is in safe hands at CMU. Furthermore, the university offers associate degrees, bachelor's degrees, and master's degrees. Some of the professional majors offered at CMU include Business; Nursing; Kinesiology; Safety Studies; and Biological Science. Additionally, the university also grants financial aids to those who perform well in their academics. To pursue higher education, there is no better place than CMU in Colorado.

Campus Life

Sited in the city of Grand Junction, Colorado, the campus is the perfect place to learn, live, and grow. Apart from its main campus, the university also offers its academic services at Bishop Campus in northwest Grand Junction and another at Montrose, Colorado. To have an enormous campus life, the university offers all the necessary amenities required at its 86-acre main campus. The campus encompasses Houston Hall which is the first building of the campus; Dominguez Hall that mainly consists of top-notch classes and laboratories; Lowell Heiny Hall, which is home to the university’s administrative offices; The University Center, which is a perfect place to chill out between the lectures; The Maverick Center, which consists of all athletic facilities under one roof; an Art center which has few theaters and auditoriums; the Tomlinson Library and last but not the least the Forensic Investigation Research Station. Furthermore, the university equally focuses on extracurricular for that there is a Hamilton Recreation Center that houses all the recreation activities. Students can also get themselves to engage in various student clubs and organizations for developing various professional skills. There is a university sports team named the Mavericks, which competes in NCAA Division II athletics. Students can opt to be a part of it and can showcase their talent at the national level. There is something to do for everyone on the campus.

Noted Alumni

With more than 40,000 alumni all over the world, the university has the global network of their alumni. After graduation the students gets direct access to the university’s alumni association. Some of the notable alumni of CMU includes: Jason Logue - former American football player, Chuck Hull - the co-founder of 3D Systems, Dick Nourse - News anchor, Dave Reynolds - co-owner of the 6th largest mobile home parks business in America, Benjamin Joseph Steele - Coach in the National Football League, and Matt Soper - state representative from Delta, Colorado.