EMT Students

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Colorado Mountain College in Salida

Offering certificate, associate, and bachelor-level programs with low, in-district tuition rates

It’s been more than 30 years since Colorado Mountain College expanded its district to include a new community. In November of 2019 voters overwhelmingly chose to annex Salida and Poncha Springs into CMC’s district, creating the newest CMC campus. Now, Salida and Poncha Springs locals who live within district boundaries pay CMC’s low in-district tuition rates.

Salida students can enroll in certificate, associate, and bachelor-level classes for CMC degree programs like EMT Basic, Certified Nurse Aide, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Nursing pre-requisites.

Serving Local High School Students

Colorado Mountain College Salida will offer concurrent enrollment general education courses for local high school students. Salida High School and Horizons Exploratory Academy students will also have access to academies to explore specific career pathways, like healthcare.

Serving the Salida Community

Additionally, the Salida campus will provide GED (high school equivalency) prep classes, ESL for English language learners, and non-credit workshops on a wide variety of community specific topics. Salida student also have access to the wide variety of online classes and degree programs offered by CMC.

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Colorado Mountain College Salida
349 E 9th St.
Salida, CO 81201

Campus Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-3pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed