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Colorado Mountain College Rifle

Education, innovation, and opportunity in beautiful rural western Colorado

Located in western Garfield County, CMC Rifle offers community-oriented learning. With a 13:1 student/teacher ratio, the campus provides personalized learning that fuels our students’ success. You’ll find the latest classroom technology and friendly staff who want to help you reach your goals. Computer labs, Interactive Video System (IVS) classrooms, integrated smart boards and the 287-seat Clough Auditorium are some of the amenities available to students.

CMC Rifle’s offerings expand with online courses and three other CMC campuses within a 45-minute drive. Through these additional sites, you can complete a degree or certificate in science, medical, business, or education. Students can easily complete associate degrees and technical certificates without leaving Rifle. Bachelor’s degrees are accessible with minimal travel to one of the nearby campuses.

In the heart of the energy industry, the Rifle campus provides unique opportunities for gaining energy-focused certifications and associate degrees. Process Technology, Solar Energy and Welding are offered on-campus, only in Rifle. The campus provides valuable hands-on experience with a non-functioning gas & oil pad, and gas processing facility. Students can also learn first-hand from the on-campus solar farm that generates 33% of campus power.

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PROGRAMS

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CLASSES

Credit or non-credit, find your next Rifle class

Rifle Credit Classes

Community Education

FACULTY & STAFF

Meet the Faculty and Staff at CMC Rifle

Campus Life

Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa is the only internationally acclaimed honor society for two-year colleges.

Viernes en Familia / Family Fridays

Actividades gratuitas y bilingues para ninos y adultos.
Free, bilingual activities for children and adults.

“I dreamed of going to college but didn’t seem feasible or possible. CMC was the local college that opened so many doors….”

- Jesús Salgado

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Map & Contact

Colorado Mountain College Rifle


3695 Airport Road
Rifle, CO 81650
970-625-1871
970-625-0649, fax

Campus Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am—9pm
Friday: 8am—5pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed
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Early Learners Center

The ELC is a state licensed pre-school program that also provides babysitting services for CMC students in evening classes.

Meeting & Conference Rental

CMC Rifle offers conference facilities, auditorium and meeting rooms with smart technology.

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.

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.