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Colorado Mesa University

Women's D2 Coach: Shannon McHale
Profile
Size
7 / 10
9,365 Undergrads / 9,492 Students
Cost
3 / 10
$14,403 Net Price
Selectivity
2 / 10
81% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Rocky Mtn. (RMAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
20 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
74%
Overall Graduation Rate
36%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
18% / 39%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The Mavericks schedule most of their away games within Colorado, visiting schools in Alamosa, Denver and Durango. They also travel to Montana, Washington, Oregon.

Recruit Commits
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Shannon Murphy Wilmington High School Wilmington, MA Goal
Sara Hiller Cinco Ranch High School Katy, TX Att, Mid
Kaitlyn Moyka Harborfields High School Greenlawn, NY Def, Draw
Katelyn Lindquist Shakopee High School Shakopee, MN Mid, Def
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Amber Wennerstrom Arapahoe HS Centennial, CO Mid, Att
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Camryn Huff Columbine CO Goal
Audrey Woodhouse Lakewood , CO Mid
Elizabeth Posavad Legend , CO Mid
Ashton Whittle Corner Canyon UT Mid
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Marissa Leonardi California San Ramon, CA Att
Danielle Simpson Alameda Alameda, CA Mid
Kiley Barber Rocky Mountain Median, ID Mid
Sophie Zlatarich Kirkwood Kirkwood, MO Mid
Grace Howe Stillwater White Bear Lake, MN Mid
Karlie Hadden Conifer Conifer, CO Mid
Abby Witmer Battlefield Haymarket, VA Def
Lula Mitchell Denver East Denver, CO Goal
McKenzie Blackwell Granite Bay Granite Bay, CA Att
Raquel Ruhme Prior Lake Prior Lake, MN Def
Nici Boutwell Brighton UT Mid
Emma Luling Shawnee Medford, NJ Att
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Paige Elliott San Ramon Danville, CA Att, Mid
Lindsi Peters Oregon City Oregon City, OR Mid
Avery Hawes Lake Oswego Lake Oswego, OR Att
Mary Koch Palmer Monument, CO Att
Kierstin Elder Sky View Smithfield, UT Goal
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Amanda Barton Carondelet CA Mid
Amanda Geary Cherokee Trail Aurora, CO Mid
Lexi Alford Rampart Colorado Springs, CO Mid
Miranda Crissman Georgetown Georgetown, TX Att
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Colorado Mesa University Coaches
Jun 26-28 '19
Grand Junction, CO
 
Women's 13-18
Sep 29 '19
Grand Junction, CO
 
Women's 13-18
Oct 6 '19
Grand Junction, CO
 
Women's 13-18
Oct 27 '19
Grand Junction, CO
 
Women's 13-18
Feb 16 '20
Grand Junction, CO
 
Women's 13-18
Jul 7-9 '20
Grand Junction, CO
 
Women's 13-18
Location
1100 North Avenue, Grand Junction, CO, 81501, Grand Junction, CO, 81501 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Grand Junction Colorado Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Colorado Springs Colorado Area
  • Fort Collins Colorado Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Salt Lake City Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Albuquerque New Mexico Area
  • Las Vegas Nevada Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
Where Grads Work
  • Mesa County Valley School District
  • State of Colorado
  • Halliburton
  • Mesa County CO
  • Wells Fargo
  • Colorado State University
  • Mesa State College
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • US Army
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Keller Williams Realty Inc.
  • Walmart
  • Xcel Energy
  • St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
  • Alpine Bank of Colorado
What Grads Do
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Administrative
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Consulting
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
435 - 540
Math
470 - 520
Total
960 - 1160
ACT
English
18 - 24
Math
17 - 25
Composite
18 - 24

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 7,163 3,164 3,995
% Admitted 81% 82% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 35% 39% 32%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.11
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (20%)
    Health Professions (18%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (14%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (6%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Engineering Technology (3%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (3%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    History (2%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    Social Sciences (2%)
    Communication Technology (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    Education
    Mathematics & Statistics
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $14,403

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$8,627 $18,996
    Books & Supplies$1,560 $1,560
    Cost of Living$10,925 $10,925
    Personal Expenses$3,030 $3,030
     
    Sticker Price$24,142 $33,880

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    93% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship76%$6,515
    Federal Grants40%$4,724
    Pell Grants40%$4,628
    Other Federal1%$3,590
    State & Local Grants33%$3,227
    Institutional Grants47%$4,226
     
    Student Loans62%$9,836
    Federal Loans61%$9,050
    Other Loans6%$10,430

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $30.2 Million $3,177

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $22,200.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $10,875 $236

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 11.6%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 4,969 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $36,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.18 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 18% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 4 4
    Fondling 1 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 4 2
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Education-dominant, with other professional programs
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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