Colorado Mesa University Academic Life


The student-faculty ratio at Colorado Mesa University is 24:1, and the school has 45.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Colorado Mesa University include: Business/Commerce, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; Mass Communication/Media Studies; and Biology/Biological Sciences, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Sciences (biological or physical)
Humanities History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 24:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution N/A
Part-time faculty gender distribution N/A


Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business/Commerce, General 17%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 12%
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 9%
Mass Communication/Media Studies 6%
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Associate, transfer-associate, terminal-associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 65%
4-year graduation rate 13%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data

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