Colorado Mountain College Vision, Mission, Values, Principles – 2014


We aspire to be the most inclusive and innovative student-centered college in the nation, elevating the economic, social, cultural, and environmental vitality of our beautiful Rocky Mountain communities.


CMC offers a dynamic and innovative teaching and learning experience serving a diverse population in a student-centered, inclusive, and personalized learning environment. Through a comprehensive array of programs and courses of study, CMC provides high-quality education that is affordable and accessible, helping all students meet their individual educational goals.


Higher education, lifelong learning, civility, dignity, respect, openness, honesty, honor, diversity, inclusiveness, integrity, and trust.

Guiding Principles

Collaboration, sustainability, excellence, innovation, positive working environment, stimulating and enjoyable teaching and learning experiences, responsibility, accountability, public trust, stewardship, thoughtful deliberation, and purposeful action.