Get a Low-Cost, High-Quality Engineering Degree

Live the mountain lifestyle while you finish the first two years of a degree in engineering

CMC students in an engineer lab in Steamboat Springs.

This is your chance to earn an engineering degree without drowning in debt! Skip the cost of high tuition for the first two years and get a strong start at Colorado Mountain College. You’ll get plenty of time with faculty and many hands-on learning opportunities.

This transfer program is designed primarily to prepare you for a career in mechanical engineering. Our students have also successfully pursued electrical, aerospace and civil engineering majors after transferring to a four-year program.

Colorado Mountain College Engineering program offers:

  • Small classes with one-on-one interaction
  • Expert faculty members in the field of engineering
  • Real world lab and software experience
  • A broad curriculum that covers design, manufacturing, mechanics and thermal sciences
  • The flexibility to transfer to other engineering and science programs in Colorado
  • The mountain lifestyle of Steamboat Springs and Breckenridge, Colorado, premier outdoor destinations

Program at a Glance

Degree: Engineering (AGS)

Locations: Steamboat Springs and Breckenridge & Dillon

Cost: $57/credit-hour (in-district), $373/credit-hour (out-of-state)
See tuition information below


Transfer Options

From the program at CMC in Steamboat Springs, 100 percent of students who have completed year two have transferred and earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering.

Colorado Mountain College engineering students have transferred to and completed engineering degrees at the University of Colorado (Boulder and Denver), Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines and the University of Wyoming.

See more information about transferring to the engineering program at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

What classes will I take?

icon_link.gif Engineering, AGS Degree (online catalog)

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

Status 100-200 Courses
per Credit Hour
100-200 Courses
per Semester*
In-District** $57 $855
In-State*** $107 $1,605
Out-of-State $373 $5,596


Special Tuition Rates at CMC

You may qualify for a significant tuition discount at Colorado Mountain College.

Status 100-200 Courses
per Credit Hour
100-200 Courses
per Semester*
Vets & Military Families $103 $1,545
CMC Service Area $103 $1,545
Western States (WUE) $160.50 $2,407.50