Get Your Graphic Design Degree at Colorado Mountain College

Be inspired to create great work on a campus overlooking some of Colorado’s most beautiful mountains

Get the skills and confidence you need to quickly begin your career as a design professional. It’s your opportunity to put your artistic gifts to work! For any student looking for one of the best Colorado graphic design schools, Colorado Mountain College offers a blend of fine art, computer design and digital prepress courses, a winning combination in today’s modern design world.

In just two years, you’ll have a degree that can lead to a rewarding career in graphic design. Our graduates find work in:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Magazines and websites
  • Marketing departments
  • Freelance opportunities
  • Print shops
  • Corporate communications

Colorado Mountain College is surrounded by art-loving mountain communities and outdoor related businesses.  From local galleries and artists’ collectives to monthly art walks and award-winning exhibits, you’ll have several outlets to showcase your work. You’ll also live in a hot spot for snowboarding, skiing, climbing, biking and running.

Aspen, a hub of international art and pop culture, is nearby. Our locale attracts top graphic design professionals, advertising agencies and firms specializing in the outdoor industry. You’ll be immersed in a mountain-resort region that relies heavily on effective, well-designed marketing.

Beautiful scenery, a happening arts scene, not to mention world-class skiing and outdoor adventure — there could hardly be a better location. Come get inspired!

Program at a Glance

Degree: Graphic Design (AAS)

Certificates: Graphic Technology, Graphic Technology II

Locations: Glenwood Springs & Spring Valley

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


Download File Download the Graphic Design Degree Program Brochure (pdf)

What classes will I take?

See the full curriculum with class descriptions on the Colorado Mountain College online catalog.

icon_link.gif Graphic Design (AAS) (online catalog)

icon_link.gif Graphic Technology & Graphic Technology II Certificates (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) $150.75 $1,586.25

Download Isaacson School Application Packet-Photography, Graphic Design, Digital Media