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Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs

This residential campus is a spectacular setting for living and learning in the heart of Colorado's great outdoors

Since 1967, Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs has been the perfect place for traditional college students and working professionals to enhance their skills and develop their careers at affordable rates.

Education takes place beyond the classroom at CMC Spring Valley. Here you’ll have access to hands-on, in-the-field learning opportunities, study abroad trips across the world, and state-of-the-art facilities located just minutes away from some of the best fishing, hiking, climbing, skiing and other outdoor adventures.

CMC Spring Valley students also have the option to experience student life in two different locations, with many classes being offered at CMC Glenwood Springs, within walking distance to the historic downtown district.

Programs offered at Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley include Business, Nursing, Veterinary Technology, Outdoor Education, Professional Photography, Elementary Education, Sustainability Studies, Theatre, and more.


  • Elevation - 6,916 feet
  • Over 50 degrees & certificates
  • Student/teacher ratio - 12:1
  • ​​49.80% of students receiving financial aid
  • Most affordable public four-year degree in Colorado
  • ​​Features a 38 ft. climbing wall, the second tallest on the Western slope
  • 18-hole Disc Golf Course on campus to challenge your skills and clear your mind.
  • 220-acre veterinary farm for large and small animals on campus
  • Home to the award-winning Sopris Theatre Company
people working out from cardio balcony at CMC Field House

Outdoor Leadership Center & Field House

A brand new fitness facility featuring weight and cardio machines, sports courts, a 38 ft. climbing wall, and more!

@ CMC Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs


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Map & Contact

Colorado Mountain College Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs
3000 County Road 114
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
970-945-1227, fax

Campus Hours
Monday-Friday: 8am-7pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Spring Valley Campus Map

Sustainability at Colorado Mountain College

image - screen shot of Building Energy Navigator showing energy usage and costs.In 2009, CMC signed onto the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment. The college's current Climate Action Plan and Sustainability Action Plan direct the college to reducing the greenhouse gas emissions by 12.5% every 5 years until carbon neutrality is reached in the year 2050.

CMC Spring Valley's Green Team

Students, staff, and faculty on the Spring Valley campus are working hard to advance sustainability. Notable actions include:

  • Roaring Fork Students for Sustainability club
  • Student-led waste diversion plan that composts, recycles, and removes hazards
  • Ground-source heat pump that supplies the residence hall
  • Baseline biodiversity assessment of surrounding ecosystems to aid xeriscaping
  • Free shuttle running between campuses to reduce vehicular pollution
  • Beginning the Real Food Challenge, a national benchmark for sustainable cafeterias
  • Demonstration for implementing our Sustainability Action Plan

We are proud of all of our achievements and committed to advancing the Sustainability Action Plan through sustainable efforts for our campus and community.

Track Energy Use and Spending at CMC Buildings

The Building Energy Navigator tracks energy use and energy spending on an hourly, daily, monthly and yearly basis. The site displays data for 19 CMC buildings including our three residence halls.