Liberal approach

Established in 1925, Mesa State College (MSC) is a comprehensive regional public higher education institution situated in Colorado, which offers courses in liberal arts, professional, and technical programmes at master’s, bachelor’s, associate, and certificate levels.

Degrees offered

MSC offers a broad array of baccalaureate majors, with numerous areas of concentration, and two master’s degrees.

Academic calendar

Fall (August-December) and Spring (January-May) semesters.

Tuition and fees

Tuition: $ 11,226.96

Student fees: $ 496.24

Room, board, living and personal expenses: $ 8000.00

Total cost: $ 19,723.20


TOEFL 525 or higher on the paper-based or 195 computer-based

IELTS Band 6 or higher

Residence life

The college provides safe, comfortable, affordable, clean and well maintained facilities;

All freshmen and sophomore students who are single, under 21 years of age and not residing with their parents in Mesa County are required to live on campus.

Financial aid

Each year Mesa State awards more than $34 million in financial aid and scholarships to 75 per cent of the student body. The College also provides a convenient installment payment plan.

A wide variety of scholarships are offered for academic excellence and leadership achievement.