Mountain Life

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


College Goal Sunday

February 8, 1-3pm, at CMC in Breckenridge, Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Leadville, Rifle and Steamboat Springs. Free help filling out your FAFSA!

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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

Ski Days: 149
Missed Classes: 0
GPA: 3.5

Meet a full-time student with a full-blown passion.

Meet Brett Somen

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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CMC Information Nights
Westminster / Jan 27
Colorado Springs / Jan 28
Grand Junction / Feb 3

Current Students



  • February 4, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Colorado Mountain College at Spring Valley is holding a Job Fair Thursday, August 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.[...]
  • February 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
    Backcountry Film Festival 2015 flier
    CMC Leadville will be hosting the Backcountry Film Festival on Friday February 13th. Tickets can be purchased at .[...]
  • February 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Upbeat jazz sets the stage. Classical nuances add drama. A touch of pop adds zest and spunk, while French undertones[...]

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