photo - The CMC Leadville campus at dawn with the Sawatch Mountain Range  in the background.
You Belong Here

No matter where you come from, you can call Colorado Mountain College home. Our students are diverse and united by their approach to life — inspired, innovative and authentic. Jump in!

photo - The CMC Leadville campus at dawn with the Sawatch Mountain Range  in the background.
Low-debt Degrees are Smarter

Colorado Mountain College offers the most affordable bachelor's degree in Colorado. Students here take out thousands less in loans. So they can start their futures free of crushing debt. Smart!

photo - The CMC Leadville campus at dawn with the Sawatch Mountain Range  in the background.
Vibrant Communities

Mountain living enriches learning. We connect students to innovators and big thinkers in Colorado’s most scenic mountain communities. Energize your future!

photo: CMC Professional Photography faculty working with students in a class room.
Fueling Success

Learning is better person-to-person. Connect with your teachers for greater understanding, extra help with your assignments, or a cup of coffee. More time with teachers means you’ll get a quality education. Drop in.

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Colorado Mountain College Makes Higher Education Accessible and Affordable

Colorado Mountain College is a rare find. Local support makes tuition surprisingly affordable. Our students’ great successes are fueled by genuine, personal attention from faculty and staff. Learning thrives here in the dynamic atmosphere of Colorado’s most scenic mountain communities.

photo: three CMC students at the base of McClure Pass in the winter

Go beyond the classroom.

Get your hands dirty with real-world degrees.

Locations that inspire you to aim higher.

Vibrant mountain towns ignite new possibilities for students.

Low cost = your success.

Low tuition keeps you out of debt, so you can be free to get on with the important stuff.

Come to the mountains. Get the vibe.

More than pretty places, our campus communities are energized and welcoming.

Considering Colorado Mountain College?  Start Here.

Take your first step here to learn about high-quality, low-debt higher education.

info-graphic: 76% less in student fees compared the average public college in Colorado


Most classes start Monday, May 21.

Find your classes now in your campus class schedule and register.

CMC Campuses / Locations and District Map

Eleven locations, including three residential campuses, bringing higher education to nine Colorado counties.

graphic: preview of the CMC District Google Map

Events / Calendar

Mon 28

CMC Board of Trustees

The Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees has seven at large seats which are elected by all the voters in the six counties comprising the CMC District. Learn more about the board and the trustees.

CMC Board of Trustees

CMC Board of Trustees Meetings/Events

Wed 23

Board of Trustees Work Session and Meeting –

May 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm