Developmental Education

From placement testing to learning labs, get all the help you need to succeed at Colorado Mountain College

Here are some ways that we can help:

Placement Testing at the beginning of your first semester we will make sure you are placed in classes that best meet your needs. We offer assessments in Math, Reading and English.

College Preparation Courses are available in Math, Reading, English and study skills to help you prepare for college-level work.  Newly Designed Developmental Education Courses Overview

Learning Labs can help you with classes you are taking if you need extra help. Most campuses have learning labs. Please contact the campus you plan to attend for more information.

GED (General Educational Development) Test Preparation Classes are available if you don’t have your high school diploma. You can take your GED test here at CMC when you’re ready.

ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are for adults who are non-native speakers of English. Most campuses offer classes from beginning to advanced levels. Please contact a CMC campus for information on class schedules and registration.

Other Ways Developmental Education Can Help

Go to page: The Gateway Program
The Gateway Program is an educational training and employment program that helps single parents achieve their personal and career goals for those living in Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties.

The Wo/Men in Transition Scholarship is a fund that can help with the cost of tuition and books for college. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a single parent with at least one child at home
  • Live in Garfield, Eagle or Pitkin counties
  • Attend or plan on attending CMC
  • Not be eligible for Pell Grant funding
  • Be in good standing (GPA of 2.5 or better) if you are currently attending CMC

For more information on how to apply for this scholarship, please contact Jill Ziemann, Director of the Gateway Program, at 970-384-8518.

Accuplacer Assessments

See Accuplacer Assessments under Testing Services for more information.