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Get Started at Colorado Mountain College

The Colorado Mountain College Admissions staff is ready to help

Getting started in college can be overwhelming. We are here to help you navigate the process of applying and enrolling.

Whether you are scheduling a visit to a campus, applying for admission, or seeking answers to questions these web pages will help you get started.

If you are interested in pursuing a degree or certificate, or in just taking a few credit courses, submitting the admission application is the first step.

Start Your Application - It's Free

Once you start your application, what are the next steps to becoming a CMC student?

Admissions Checklist

Admissions FAQ

Learn More About Colorado Mountain College

How Do I Get Started?


Make sure you sign up for New Student Orientation
Complete your FAFSA!
Fall early registration and summer open registration begin April 1. See Classes
Summer 2024 Semester Begins May 20. See the Academic Calendar
Fall 2024 Semester begins August 19. See the Academic Calendar
See the Academic Calendar

Tuition and Costs

How to determine whether you are a resident in the CMC district, in or out of state.

Tuition & Costs
Financial Aid
Paying for college

CMC Residency Requirements

How to determine whether you are a resident in the CMC district, in or out of state.

Parents & Families

We want to be partners in your student’s success. Here are some resources to help  connect you and your student with the Colorado Mountain College community.

Residence Halls & Housing Application

Live on-campus! CMC has Residence Halls on the Leadville, Spring Valley and Steamboat Springs campuses.