Colorado Mesa University (CMU), formerly known as Mesa State College, is a public comprehensive university in Grand Junction, Colorado
Colorado Mesa University has its primary campus in central Grand Junction. The university also has other campuses as well; Bishop Campus, which houses Western Colorado Community College in northwestern Grand Junction and a regional campus in Montrose, Colorado. Colorado Mesa University grants two-year associate degrees, four-year bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees.
Previously called Mesa State College (MSC), the school attained university status in August 2011, changing its name to Colorado Mesa University.
Colorado Mesa University offers programs leading to awards in four levels – technical certificates, associate degrees, baccalaureate degrees, and master’s degrees.
Colorado Mesa University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. Accreditation by this agency places credits earned at the university on par with those earned at other similarly accredited institutions throughout the United States. In 2010, Forbes magazine listed Mesa State College at No. 555 on their 610 “Best Colleges” list.