Named the number one Public Liberal Arts School in Colorado by Washington Monthly Magazine, CMU is committed to making the international student experience exceptional.
CMU is home to students from more than 25 nations and boasts a state-of-the-art campus with new classrooms, residence halls, and recreational facilities. Beautiful, historic CMU is surrounded by mountains on one side and desert canyons on the other, offering students endless opportunities for outdoor adventures.
CMU offers high-achieving international students a merit scholarship upon admission. The scholarship grants USD $8,000 per year ($4,000 per semester) to accepted students with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship is is renewable every semester for up to four years. A limited number of highly competitive, merit-based scholarships may also be available for international students who have completed one year of study at CMU.
|BridgePathways||10 weeks (20 hours per week)||$3,600|
Conditionally admitted students seeking English instruction prior to their studies at Colorado Mesa University are welcome to attend the Bridge Academic English Program at BridgeEnglish in Denver, Colorado.
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*The Academic English program takes place at BridgeEnglish, Denver.
*Martin Luther King holiday is observed at all centers except Denver.
**Presidents' Day is observed at the Denver center only.
The BridgePathways ® Academic English Program was developed precisely for international students to succeed in a U.S. academic environment.
BridgePathways is a goal-oriented program that is customized and targeted based on your current level. It’s how we measure your success and help you reach your desired goals. With BridgePathways, you are assured the ultimate preparation for success at your U.S. university.
Opportunities abound at CMU for physical challenges and mental inspiration. They offer top-notch facilities for relaxing with friends and on-campus living. The CMU experience includes unparalleled outdoor recreation and active student life programs.
Clubs and Organizations
Colorado Mesa University believes that experiences outside the classroom are as valuable to students’ growth as those in the classroom. That’s why CMU supports more than 140 clubs and organizations spanning all interests including academic, athletic, cultural, professional associations and honor societies.
Organizations such as Associated Student Government (ASG) and the Residence Hall Association (RHA) enable students to have an active role in shaping the campus while improving interpersonal skills and increasing their value to future employers.
Athletics and Intramurals
Athletics are fun whether you are watching or playing, and much of the Mavs’ success is attributed to a loyal fan base. Students are admitted free to all sporting events with their student ID. For students who have the passion but don’t care for the pressure, CMU has 14 intramural programs ranging from soccer to ultimate Frisbee.
The Outdoor Program on the CMU campus is dedicated to outdoor adventure and education. It offers trip coordination, instruction, equipment rentals and weekly presentations. Enjoy whitewater rafting, mountain biking, hiking, camping, cross country skiing, rock climbing and much more.
By living on campus, students get the total college experience. Located just minutes from all of the action including sporting events, theatrical productions and cultural activities. In the 11 residence halls, satellite TV, high-speed wireless Internet and free laundry are included.