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Follow areas of interest that lead you to a wide range of degrees.

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Academic Pathways

Follow areas of interest that lead you to a wide range of degrees.

Your Adventure Awaits
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Colorado Mountain College requires the Trail Guide Training for all students taking classes this semester. You will need to complete this training in your first week of class. If you already completed this training during the previous semester, you do not need to retake the training.

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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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Back to Work Scholarship

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

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3 Residential Campuses

8 Commuter Campuses/Locations

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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.

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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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"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

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Memorial Day

May 31, 2021

News / Features

CMC President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser.

Expanding for Impact

Recently, I received my first COVID-19 vaccination.  As the nurse who administered my shot – a Colorado Mountain College nursing program graduate – placed a small bandage on the injection site, I was once again energized by the contributions CMC makes to our state. This “shot in the arm” was both cause for optimism and a symbolic reminder that many challenges still lie ahead….

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From left, Jaime Walsh as Nina and Chris Walsh as Treplev rehearse for "The Nina Variations," Sopris Theatre Company's last virtual production of the season.

Sopris Theatre Company presents ‘The Nina Variations’

In its third and final production of the season, Sopris Theatre Company at Colorado Mountain College will perform “The Nina Variations,” a funny yet heartbreaking homage to Anton Chekhov’s play, “The Seagull.” The theater company will stream the play online at the college’s Spring Valley campus in Glenwood Springs and present nine virtual performances from April 9 through April 25. Read more: Sopris Theatre Company presents ‘The Nina Variations’

CMC President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser.

The Promise of Dual-Mission Colleges

The institutions, which mix certificate, two-year and four-year programs, offer a novel approach in a postsecondary ecosystem that needs to adapt, write Jamie Merisotis and Carrie Besnette Hauser. Read more: The Promise of Dual-Mission Colleges

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Colorado Mountain College has some of the highest NCLEX pass rates in the US. The first-time pass rate for CMC AAS nursing students is 89.74%. The national average is 82.80%. ...

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Aquire the skills to serve your community! Colorado Mountain College provides a clear path to beginning and advancing an honorable career as a Colorado EMT with EMT-Basic and EMT-Intermediate certifications. ...

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EMT students at Colorado Mountain College Leadville gained invaluable experience distributing vaccines while providing support to Lake County Public Health during this week's vaccine clinic on campus. #DoSomethingMAJOR ...

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The 2021 Envision Sustainability Virtual Conference is April 23, 9am - noon. Join the conversation as sustainability students discuss how issues like community development, land management, social justice and climate change affect our mountain communities. Envision Sustainability 2021 virtual conference attendees will also hear from award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and Aspen local Pete McBride. ...

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Survival Plants in Summer I (OUT-156), offered at CMC Breckenridge and CMC Vail Valley this summer, will teach students how to recognize wild edible, medicinal, and poisonous plants in Colorado's alpine, subalpine, mountain, foothill and desert regions. #CMCBreckenridge #CMCVailValley ...

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To incentivize early commitments for CMC's residence halls, trustees approved a $500 discount per student for on-campus housing costs for the 2021-22 academic year. Students must submit their housing applications and deposits by May 1. ...

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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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