Mountain Life

Live it. Surrounded by 16 ski resorts, six wilderness areas
and miles of national forest.


The Arc of Education, Brazil to Colorado

“My CMC Sustainable Studies internship connected me with key staff
at Clean Energy Economy for the Region at the right time.”

Meet Maisa Metcalf

Inspired Academics

Some classes won't fit inside four walls.
11 Mountain Towns with over 80 degree programs.

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Explore Colorado Mountain College

  • CMC students enter the Calaway Acdemic Center on the Spring Valley Campus.
    Future Students
    Take a look inside. There’s a lot to see. Climb beyond with us!
    Learn more
  • CMC students work directly with a professor in a biology lab.
    Parents & Families
    An affordable Colorado Mountain College education can prepare your student to succeed.
    Find out how
  • Student relax in their resident hall room.
    Campus life enriches your college experience. Get connected!
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Current Students



  • March 6, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    What is an oceanographer doing in a land-locked state? How does an oceanographer study climate change? What are climate models?[...]
  • March 16, 2015 – March 20, 2015 all-day
    Colorado Mountain College Spring Break is March 16-20. Classes will not be in session, however, college offices will be open[...]
  • March 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Between Families
    Karin Mitchell, debut novelist and writing instructor will give a talk, reading, and book signing. Release party for Karin’s book[...]

Inside CMC

Meet our President!
Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser has spent her career helping open opportunities for college education. She also guided river trips through the Grand Canyon! All great credentials for leading Colorado Mountain College.
See the President's Page