CMC Scholarships Deadline March 1

Over $800,000 is currently available. Apply for multiple scholarships with our online application. We'll also recommend scholarships for which you may qualify.

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photo - CMC President Dr. Carrie Hauser and Scott Robson, Colorado Mountain Club Executive Director, at the summit of South Maroon Peak.

Study Abroad

Where will your adventure take you?
Chile | Costa Rica | Himalayas/India | Japan | South Africa | Switzerland | Vietnam/Cambodia

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Share Your Story
for our 50th Anniversary

We're gathering stories to share online for
CMC's 50th Anniversary. Do you have a story
about how CMC changed your life? Upload a
text, audio or video file. Share Your Story!

CMC Alumnus Maegan Carney

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education!

Get your teaching degree at Colorado Mountain College. See Details & Curriculum

Mountain Life

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


Explore Colorado Mountain College

  • logo - Colorado Mountain College 50th Anniversary
    Our Fiftieth Anniversary!
    1967 - 2017 / Because of you.
    The CMC story is full of challenge, adventure and triumph. Read about it on our 50th website.
  • 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



  • March 13, 2017 – March 17, 2017 all-day
    Photo of a cross country skier
    Spring Break 2017 – no classes, college-wide. Get outside and do something major!
  • March 21, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    photo - downtown Leadville storefronts
    LEADVILLE 50 Years of Historical Treasures Get decked out in 60s-70s clothes and join us for a celebratory reception. Enjoy[...]
  • April 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    photo - four hands working clay on a pottery wheel
    ASPEN Reminisce: 50 Years of Art A survey of artwork by CMC Western Region’s faculty and staff. Art Reception in[...]

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