Low Tuition Makes Your Bachelor’s Degree Affordable

High-quality courses, faculty and facilities at Colorado Mountain College are a remarkable value — especially for  in-district and in-state residents

Our tuition costs for upper-level courses are some of the lowest in the state. And our multiple campus locations make getting your bachelor’s degree accessible and affordable.

See Admissions/Residency Requirements to see if you qualify for in-district or in-state tuition rates.

Active military and veterans, including their dependents, are entitled to a discount and pay only in-district tuition regardless of their residency.

Per Credit Hour

2016/17 Tuition Rates Per Credit Hour

Status 100-200 Courses 300-400 Courses BAIS BSN
In-District* $62 $99 $124 $139
CMC Service Area $123 $205 $230 $245
In-State** $127 $212 $237 $252
Western States (WUE)*** $190.50 $318 $353 $378
Out-of-State $429 $429 $454 $469
See Residency Requirements, District Map.
*Colorado residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify. See In-district.
**Non-residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify for a limited, special rate. See Second Home Owner Rate.
***See Western States (WUE) for new student discount form select western states.
BAIS: Elementary Education, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, 300-400 level courses only.
BSN: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, 300-400 level courses only.

Per Semester

2016/17 Tuition Rates Per Semester

Status 100-200 Courses 300-400 Courses BAIS BSN
In-District* $930 $1,485 $1,860 $2,085
CMC Service Area $1,845 $3,075 $3,450 $3,675
In-State** $1,905 $3,180 $3,555 $3,780
Western States (WUE)*** $2,857.50 $4,770 $5,295 $5,670
Out-of-State $6,435 $6,435 $6,810 $7,035
Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester.
See Residency Requirements, District Map.
*Colorado residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify. See In-district.
**Non-residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify for a limited, special rate. See Second Home Owner Rate.
***See Western States (WUE) for new student discount form select western states. BAIS: Elementary Education, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, 300-400 level courses only.
BSN: Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, 300-400 level courses only.

Special Rates

2016/17 Special Tuition Rates

Continuing Opportunity Tuition Rate
For qualifying serivce-area residents who have completed ESL or GED courses

District Employer Sponsored Rate
For qualifying businesses paying for their employees’ credit courses

Second Home Owner Tuition Rate
For qualifying non-residents who own a residence in the CMC District

Western States (WUE)
For qualifying new students from WICHE member states

Veterans & Military Families Discount Rate

To honor your service, we offer a 25% tuition discount off of your tuition classification rate to those who qualify. This discount is for Veterans, Active-Duty Military, their spouses and dependents (dependents under 23-years-of-age).

To apply for this discount you must provide the following:

  1. A complete CMC application for admissions indicating your military affiliation under the "Veteran Military Service" section of the Application.
  2. Fill out the supplemental Military/Veteran Discount application.
  3. Provide a copy of a DD-214 showing any discharge status other than dishonorable. A Military ID may be acceptable when a DD-214 is not available.
  4. A complete FAFSA*. (Students using Military Tuition Assistance or VA Educational Benefits are not required to submit the FAFSA.)

*Your FAFSA must be official and complete, including any follow-up requirements that may be requested. Submitting the FAFSA does not require you to accept grants or loans.

This discount is not available for online programs or a semester of all online courses. This discount was approved by the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees to honor U.S. veterans, active-duty military and their families.

For more information see Military & Veterans or contact the Assistant Registrar at registrar@coloradomtn.edu.