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Students served in 2015-2016

$74 million

In financial aid and scholarships awarded in 2015-2016


Average class size for program specific classes


Varsity NCAA Division II athletic teams


Fulbright faculty scholars


Population of Grand Junction and the surrounding area

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Mrs. Bones: Getting to know CMU's Forensic Anthropologist

It seems like every week there is a new CSI: something or Forensic Files popping up in the TV guide, but Melissa Connor, professor of forensic anthropology and director of the Forensic Investigation Research Station (FIRS), is assured she can ruin those types of shows for any CMU student in the forensic science minor program within their first semester.

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Introducing CMU’s newest Board of Trustees member

David Reed brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his newly appointed position as the eleventh voting member of the CMU Board of Trustees.

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CMU launches MavFunder – its own crowdfunding platform

Colorado Mesa University has launched its own crowdfunding platform called MavFunder and is using the new tool to enable donors to choose the CMU projects they would like to support.

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