About Colorado Mountain College

A full range of learning opportunities in Colorado Rocky Mountain communities

Colorado Mountain College serves 12,000 square miles in north-central Colorado. This beautiful area includes international resorts, ranches, wilderness areas and former mining towns. Each year, over 20,000 students take classes at our 11 locations and online.

Learning here is personal. Classes are small. Faculty are friendly. Our graduates say that Colorado Mountain College has provided a solid foundation for the challenges they have faced.

You’ll find CMC teachers and staff who will take time with you. They know that if you are happy with your college and comfortable in your environment, you’ll have a better chance to succeed. We want to give you more than a diploma or certificate. We want to create an environment that helps you succeed in all areas of your life.

photo - a students rest with full backing packing gear on a Outdoor Education mountain orienteeting trip.

About Colorado Mountain College

A full range of learning opportunities in Colorado Rocky Mountain communities

Colorado Mountain College serves 12,000 square miles in north-central Colorado. This beautiful area includes international resorts, ranches, wilderness areas and former mining towns. Each year, over 20,000 students take classes at our 11 locations and online.

Learning here is personal. Classes are small. Faculty are friendly. Our graduates say that Colorado Mountain College has provided a solid foundation for the challenges they have faced.

You’ll find CMC teachers and staff who will take time with you. They know that if you are happy with your college and comfortable in your environment, you’ll have a better chance to succeed. We want to give you more than a diploma or certificate. We want to create an environment that helps you succeed in all areas of your life.

Colorado Mountain College - 50 Years and Counting

Classes opened on October 2, 1967, with the efforts of CMC visionaries and the new CMC special district. Since then we've grown tremendously, changing so many lives and our communities for the better along the way. Read the personal stories and see the historic timeline that began with a file folder labeled “Education Committee.”

Visit our 50th Anniversary website, CMCBecauseofYou.org

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CMC District Map

12,000 square miles of mountains, valleys, plateaus, cities and towns we call home.

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Accreditation

CMC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and an on-going effort to help students succeed.

CMC Accreditation

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CMC Annual Review

See the CMC Impact Annual Review - 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition.

View the Impact Review

Because of You: Inspiring Bright Futures at CMC

Colorado Mountain College measures its success through student success. That's why we provide high-quality education that is affordable and accessible, helping all students meet their individual educational goals.

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Nearly 100 videos of the people and places that make Colorado Mountain College what it is.

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