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It's easier than ever to connect with CMC! Join us virtually for...

• Virtual Campus Visits
• Student Experience Events
• Admissions 101 Sessions
• One-on-one meetings with Admissions and Financial Aid

2021 Spring Registration

Section Search Begins Oct. 26 | Registration Opens Nov. 2
No early registration for Spring 2021


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Accounting to Veterinary Technology. Lay the foundation for your education or get the skills for your passion.


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Qualified students receive up to $1000 or more depending on the program of study and financial need.

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Meet CMC Campus Representatives, Financial Aid Specialists and Admission Specialists.

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3 Residential Campuses

9 Commuter Campuses/Locations

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Credit Classes

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Student/teacher ratio is 13 to 1. Our faculty care and nearly 80 percent hold advanced degrees in their field.


Community Education

Get physical. Get spiritual. Get cooking. Get financial. Get creative, definitely! Community education is what you want it to be. And what you want to become.

Community Education

Fulbright Scholar Luise Wollesen spent fall semester studying sustainability leadership at CMC Spring Valley taking the majority of her courses from Dr. Kevin Hillmer-Pegram, associate professor of sustainability studies. Photo Stephanie Stocking

Fulbright Scholar Studies Sustainability Leadership at CMC. "The best decision of my life,” said Luise Wollesen.

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CMC Rifle welding instructor working with a student.

"This is an amazing class [Welding for Fun]. I went from 20 years of being an in-home daycare provider to taking this class and now have my own workshop, welder, plasma cutter. Thanks to Gary he is awesome."  - Jennifer Isenhart

Events / Calendar

Nov 02
photo - new student orientation team at CMC Steamboat Springs

Registration Opens for Spring 2021

November 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nov 25
Winter photo of the Mountainview Residence Hall on the Leadville campus.

Thanksgiving Break - CMC Closed

November 25, 2020 - November 27, 2020
Dec 11
Jill Scmidt skiing

Fall Semester Ends

December 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

News / Features

CMC President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser.

A rural perspective on Gallagher

In 1982, Colorado was a different place than it is today. The population statewide was roughly 3.1 million. The value of the average home was about $130,000. The Denver Broncos were still a year away from drafting John Elway.

And, in that year, the state passed the Gallagher Amendment, which was intended to maintain tax revenues from businesses and homes at predictable levels.

Read more: A rural perspective on Gallagher

From left, Midge Glidewell, Mary San Miguel, Colton Grove and Kestra Arrington block out a scene for “Rogues’ Gallery,” Sopris Theatre Company’s first virtual production of 2020-21, Nov. 6-15. The company is adopting new techniques such as green screens and physical distancing as they rehearse for the new season.

Sopris Theatre Company introduces innovative season

Making theater in the time of COVID-19 is challenging, but the staff and students of Colorado Mountain College’s theater program are committed to engaging audiences with an unconventionally exciting season.

“This season we’re revisualizing what we’re doing,” said Brad Moore, theater operations manager. “We’re doing some improvising, thinking in new ways and reevaluating our programming.”

Read more: Sopris Theatre Company introduces innovative season

From left, Luke Plummer from Seymour, Indiana; Skyler Winter from Peyton, Colorado; and Paul Hans from Breckenridge, are all first-year members of the CMC men’s cross-country team.

CMC Eagles cross-country team scores ‘firsts’

Colorado Mountain College’s cross-country running team is back from two National Junior College Athletic Association meets – and scoring lots of “firsts” along the way.

In only its second season of collegiate competition, the team raced in Carr, Colorado, on Sept. 5, At their first race of the season, the CMC Eagles men won their first-ever meet in the young team’s history, while the CMC women’s team competed in their first-ever NJCAA race. On Sept. 12, the team headed to Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyoming, where 10 CMC student-athletes ran their fastest races ever, while three others ran their season best.
Read more: CMC Eagles cross-country team scores ‘firsts’

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Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees

CMC is governed by a board of seven, locally elected trustees representing the six counties of the CMC District.

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