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Explore Colorado Mountain College

We're moving forward. Like you, we and every college and university is adapting to change brought by COVID-19.

Colorado Mountain College is well suited to deal with uncertainty and health risks. Low cost tuition makes sense now more that ever. Especially if you are just stepping up to higher education.

Our small classes, high teacher to student ratios, smaller community and healthy mountain lifestyles all serve to minimize risk and maximize learning. Perhaps most importantly, being a CMC student brings you into a fold of people who care for each other.

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CMC now schedules three class types: Flex, Online and In-Person. The majority of classes are Flex classes. Courses requiring in-person labs, are held in appropriate spaces with the utmost consideration of safety for students and faculty.

  • Degrees offered

    5 Bachelor’s • 54 Associate • 77 Certificate
    See below

  • Most Affordable

    Bachelor’s degree in Colorado

  • Student/teacher ratio

    College-wide: 13 to 1

  • Number of Students

    Attending annually: 18,000

  • Average Age

    Full-time student: 24 years of age
    Part-time student: 38 years of age

Affordable college. It’s a thing.

If you’re like most students or parents, you worry about the burden of student loan debt. Colorado Mountain College’s commitment to affordable, high-quality education helps you graduate with less debt.

Our bachelor’s degree tuition is one of the lowest in the country and the lowest in Colorado. That means you’ll take on an average of $8,000 less in student loans – among the lowest student debt burdens in Colorado. And that means when you graduate, you won’t be crushed by debt just as you’re starting your career.

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In-district Tuition


$80/credit-hour
$1,920/year *

Associate & Bachelor's **

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In-state Tuition


$180/credit-hour
$4,320/year *

Associate & Bachelor's **

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Out-of-state Tuition


$453/credit-hour
$10,872/year *

Associate & Bachelor's **

* Tuition for two semesters, 12 credit-hours each.
** Nursing and Education tuition rates are higher.

Degree Programs and Majors

Business Administration
Education
Leadership & Management (BAS)
Nursing (BSN)
Sustainability Studies

Transferring from CMC

Our academic programs are designed for transfer and includes course work that freshmen and sophomores usually take at four-year schools. You'll have a high-quality academic foundation and save on tuition and student debt, too.

Colorado Mountain College is a member of the statewide Guaranteed General Education Project, which guarantees transfer of credits to Colorado's public colleges and universities.

Learn more about CMC Transfer and Articulation Agreements

DATES & DEADLINES

Search for Sections for Spring 2021 begins October 26, 2020

Registration for Spring 2021 opens November 2, 2020

Spring 2021 Semester starts January 18, 2021
Register before your class starts!

Drop/Add Period for Spring 2021 is January 18 - 22, 2021

See the Academic Calendar

Graduate Success

Dallas Capozza Engineering / 2018

Capozza studied Physics and switching to Engineering at CMC then finished her bachelor degree. CMC professors "had my back and pushed me to my success", Capozza said.

Those first two years at CMC delivered quality education and student skills. And saved substantial money compared to other schools. "Colorado Mountain College was the most involved school I have ever attended, which made it my absolute favorite."

CMC graduate and NASA programer Dallas Capozza.