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Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards

A lively college campus near Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts

A college in the Vail Valley is your ticket to world-class skiing and community feel-goods, like farmers markets and summer concerts. Ski, ride, hike, fish, and explore the Rocky Mountains while you get a first-rate education!

Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley is one of CMC’s largest campuses.  As you walk through our doors, you will be welcomed by staff and faculty who are here to challenge you to be your very best. The short story: we want to give you the tools to succeed.

The campus in Edwards provides a full selection of certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees. We also prepare students to transfer to other four-year institutions.  ESL, GED, and a wide variety of life-long learning courses are open to all. See a complete list of our degrees and certificates below.

We know your life is busy, and we want to make sure your time on campus is as productive as possible. Here are some ways we enrich your education:

  • Small classes
  • Faculty who are experts in their field.
  • Free tutoring
  • Free evening childcare for students in classes
  • Digital library with thousands of periodicals, and texts
  • Library staff on site to assist with research for class assignments

Campus Life

Our campus is designed so students can connect with each other. Meet your friends in the student commons, around the fire place or outside around the fire pit. The campus schedules several community events that bring engaging speakers, and opportunities to enrich your life and learning.

Welcome to Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley!

Access to affordable, healthy, food.

@ Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards


Explore degrees offered at CMC Vail Valley at Edwards


Credit or non-credit, find your next Vail Valley at Edwards class

Vail Valley Credit Classes

Community Education


Meet the CMC Vail Valley at Edwards Faculty and Staff

Professional Development

Online courses to enhance your workplace skills quickly

“When I decided to make a career out of cooking, I knew I had a lot of school options, and I couldn't be happier about choosing CMC. The training I received at the CMC Culinary Institute was thorough, innovative, energetic and invaluable. It has paid off in ways unimaginable.”

- Aaron Cousineau, Culinary Institute Graduate

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Map & Contact

Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley at Edwards
150 Miller Ranch Road
Edwards, CO 81632
970-569-3309, fax

Campus Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am-7pm
Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Housing at Vail Valley

Learn about the housing options in Vail Valley and surrounding area.

Off-Campus Housing
CMC Student Apartments

Meeting Rooms at Vail Valley

CMC Vail Valley offers an affordable option for community meetings and events.


Tutoring is available for many different subjects at CMC Vail Valley at Edwards.

Sustainability at Colorado Mountain College

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 Vail Valley at Edwards Green Team

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

  • LED lighting installed in classrooms and offices to reduce energy consumption
  • Aerated, high efficiency flush systems and motion sensor water faucets installed in restrooms
  • Founding the first community garden in Edwards, CO that includes both a partnership with a local ranch that grows micro-greens in the greenhouse to supply to local restaurants as well as internship opportunities for students
  • A robust guest speaker series including such internationally noted speakers as: Maude Barlow, Lois Gibbs, Winona LaDuke, the Lakota Sioux Runners, Frances Moore Lappé and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
  • A student proposal for water bottle filling stations and recycling bins
  • Composting partnership with EverGreen Waste
  • Partnership with Recycle Across America with use of national, standardized labeling for recycling, compost and trash bins

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