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Top Adventure College!

Colorado Mountain College is the winner of the Elevation Outdoors annual Top Adventure College poll! Our students are diverse and united by their approach to life — adventurous, inspired, innovative and authentic.

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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.

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!

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Ski Free with CMC and Copper Mountain

Colorado Mountain College students living on campus in Leadville will have an opportunity to ski for free while earning their degree. Join us for real-life learning and really deep powder days!

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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.

Early Registration Now Open!

Through Nov 16. For current students only! Use Basecamp/Student Planning to register for your classes.

Spring 2019 Registration Now Open!

Open registration is now through January 13, 2019. The Spring 2019 semester starts Monday, January 14.

Go beyond the classroom.

Get your hands dirty with real-world degrees.

Low cost = your success.

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

Locations that inspire you to aim higher.

Vibrant mountain towns ignite new possibilities for students.

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

CMC Campuses / Locations and District Map

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

Events / Calendar

Wed 21

Thanksgiving Break – CMC Closed

November 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Fri 30
Dec 03
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Common Reader Art & Creative Writing Contest

December 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Dec 07

Board of Trustees Audit Committee Meeting

December 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dec 11

Board of Trustees Meeting and Work Session

December 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - December 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

See all CMC Board of Trustees Events