Admission of First-time Freshmen

The table below provide guidance for first-time freshman applicants. To use these:

  1. Select your applicant category in the far left row of the table.
  2. Review the documentation requirements listed to the right of your applicant category. The row on the top indicates the documentation category, and the text in your applicant category row indicates whether or not these need to be submitted with your application.     

If you are applying to transfer to CMU, please instead refer to Admission of Transfer Students for applicable information.

Student Degree Intent Official High School Transcript1 Standardized Test Scores2
Four-Year Degree-Seeking Required; sent directly to university from high school. High school grads >= Spring 2008 must meet HEAR requirements Required; sent directly to university by testing organization3
Two-Year Degree-Seeking (AA, AS) Required; sent directly to university from high school Recommended; sent directly to university by testing organization4
Two-Year Degree-Seeking (AAS) Required; sent directly to university from high school Recommended; sent directly to university by testing organization4
Certificate-Seeking Required; sent directly to university from high school Recommended but not required
Non-Degree-Seeking None5 Not required6

Note: In addition to requirements shown above, some academic programs have additional admission requirements. Admission to Colorado Mesa University does not guarantee admission to those programs.