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Colorado Mesa University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Aishwarya Bhatnagar

Colorado Mesa University had an acceptance rate of 81% for 2018 admissions. The university can enrol over 8,000 students annually. Colorado Mesa University accepts admission applications for both fall and spring semesters.

  • Fall semester at CMU begins in the month of August while the Spring session begins in January.
  • For admission SAT (Reading and Writing) score of 435 -540 is required along with SAT Math score of 435-550.
  • A candidate making an application for admission must have an ACT composite score of 18-24.
  • Online applications for admissions are accepted on CMU’s official admission portal.
  • An application fee of 30 USD is required.
  • The application process is the same for domestic and international students.


Application PortalCMUconnect
Application Fee30 USD
Acceptance Rate81%
SAT Score RequiredMath: 535 Reading and Writing: 435-540
ACT Score Required18-24
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Admission SeasonsFall and Spring
English Proficiency TestTOEFL/IELTS
Test/InterviewPost application acceptance and for shortlisting candidates

Colorado Mesa University Admission Deadlines

Colorado Mesa University takes admission on a semester-wise basis. The admissions begin in fall and spring seasons. The detailed schedule for admission for International Applicants is as follows for both graduate and undergraduate applicants:

SeasonDeadline for Application
Fall AdmissionsMay 1
Spring AdmissionsOctober 1

Colorado Mesa University International Admission

For admission to Colorado Mesa University, International applicants must submit their applications with all the necessary documents. CMU has a common integrated process of application for various courses. The process for International is in line with native applicants.

Documents that International applicants are required to submit along with their application for admission include:

  • Copies of Official transcripts in English or translated in English
  • Mark sheets in English
  • Professional letter of recommendation
  • One letter of recommendation from the academic person (teacher/professor)
  • Statement/ Certificate of Finance (Both for Scholarship and non-scholarship applicants)
  • Mark sheets and certificates of post-secondary grades
  • Documents related to Visa application/approval
  • English Proficiency Test scores

English Proficiency Requirement for International Students

Candidates applying to CMU who are from non-native English speaking countries would have to submit the proof of English proficiency. Such candidates would be required to submit the proof of having scored minimum qualifying marks. Scores are common for graduate and undergraduate applicants. The minimum acceptable score for English proficiency are:

English Proficiency TestScore  Required
TOEFL70 and above
IELTS6.0 and above

Colorado Mesa University Admission Application

CMS offers a plethora of programs to applicants. The University has received the honour of being ranked 2nd best for Graphic Design in the region also.

Application Portal: CMUconnect

Application fee: 30 USD

Admission Requirements: For the purpose of admission applicants are required to submit the following documents at the time of making an application and at the time of admission:

  • SAT and ACT scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants
  • High school or equivalent certificate /transcript
  • Applicant’s proof of residency

Colorado Mesa University Graduate Admission

CMS offers some of the popular courses at the graduate level like Accounting, Mathematics, Psychology, Hospitality. For part-time and certificate courses applications are accepted throughout the year. However, for regular courses, the admission deadlines are uniform.

Application Portal: CMUconnect

Application fee: 30 USD

Admission Requirements: GRE along with TOEFL and IELTS scores

International Students: Requirements

  • English Proficiency Test score
  • Visa application documents
  • SEVIS Certificate ( I-20 or DS-2019)
  • The score of respective exam for admission say GRE/GMAT/LSAT/MCAT

Some of the popularly opted graduate courses at CMS are as follows:

  • MBA
  • MS Civil Engineering
  • MA in Economics
  • MS Computer Science
  • MS Mathematics
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