CMC GED students at their commencement ceremony.

Get Your Adult High School Diploma at CMC

Complete Colorado’s high school graduation requirements and receive your high school diploma as an adult

Earn your high school diploma in just one semester for a fraction of the cost of high school equivalency or GED programs offered elsewhere. Colorado Mountain College’s program results in an actual high school diploma, and classes are designed for busy adults who haven’t been to school in many years.

CMC’s program is offered in English and Spanish, and you can take classes at your own pace, in the classroom and from your home.

People with high school diplomas earn $180 / week more than those without diplomas, and graduates are eligible to apply for financial aid and attend college classes – opening more doors for future careers.


$50, including tuition and testing fees


Curriculum is based on Colorado’s high school graduation requirement. Students take 4 concurrent courses and usually finish within one-semester:

  • Colorado history
  • Civics and citizenship
  • Genocide including the Holocaust
  • Reading, math, and digital literacy

Adult High School Diploma Schedule

Enroll anytime throughout the semester. See Class Types for more information about In-person, Remote Real-time, and Hybrid classes.