Culinary Arts Apprenticeship at Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute
World Class Location. World Class Experience. World Travel.
Our program combines a traditional American Culinary Federation apprenticeship with an Associates of Applied Science degree curriculum all offered in one of the most spectacular locations in the world. Get the experience and education you need here to take you where you want to go.
Program at a Glance
Degree: Culinary Arts Apprenticeship (AAS)
Locations: Breckenridge & DillonCost: $57/credit-hour (in-district), $373/credit-hour (out-of-state)
See tuition information below
Program Fee: $400
World Class Experience
While attending the culinary apprenticeship program you will be working at Keystone Resort, a member of the Vail Resorts family of Resorts. You will have the opportunity to work in up to six different restaurants over the course of the program, gaining real world experience that will build the solid foundation that you need for a successful career.
When you graduate from the program your resume will have full service hotel, large scale banquet, quick serve, and fine dining experience.
World Class Location
Nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, 75 miles west of Denver, Summit County has earned the reputation as a world-class winter and summer destination. During winter snowboarders and skiers may choose from eight different mountains at Keystone, Breckenridge, and Arapahoe Basin. When the snow melts, Summit County becomes an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.
World Travel and more
Just in case you are looking for more, we have a very successful culinary competition program. Our student teams have earned the state championship multiple times and have competed at the American Culinary Federation regional championships.
We offer international culinary tours approximately once every three year so that every student has the opportunity to experience international cuisine and travel first hand. Our students have participated in culinary focused trips to:
We also offer classes in ice carving.
How much is tuition?
Don’t go deep into debt. Find your affordable education here! Colorado Mountain College tuition is one of the lowest in Colorado, and is lower than in-state tuition in many other states. See more tuition information and net price calculators.
Tuition Rates for this program
per Credit Hour
|See Residency Requirements, District Map
*Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester.
**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.
Special Tuition Rates at CMC
You may qualify for a significant tuition discount at Colorado Mountain College.
per Credit Hour
|Vets & Military Families||$103||$1,545|
|CMC Service Area||$103||$1,545|
|Western States (WUE)||$160.50||$2,407.50|
|*Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester
See Residency Requirements
See Second Home Owner Tuition Rate
See District Employer Sponsored Rate