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College Preparation at Colorado Mountain College

CMC programs help middle- and high-school students advance to college

"College is for me!" That's the message Colorado Mountain College brings to students throughout its district. Early engagement in exploring degrees and careers helps students dream big — then achieve their goals. See the programs below for details.

Concurrent/Dual Enrollment for High School Students

If you're a high school student thinking about college, CMC can give you a head start. Whether you visualize your college career starting at Colorado Mountain College, at Harvard, or abroad, we have the resources to help you plan and prepare.

REACH YOUR PEAK

Reach Your Peak Summer Camps at Colorado Mountain College help middle and high school students explore future careers in science, technology, arts, and communications.

FIRST ASCENT

This free, 5 day residential program brings together 8th and 9th grade students from all around CMC Service areas.

TRIO Upward Bound

Eagle County, Lake County and west Garfield County 9th and 10th grade students get exceptional support as they prepare to attend the college or university of their choice.