Parents & Families

We want to be partners in your student's success

You may be surprised at what your college fund can buy here. Excellent education. Teachers who engage students to be successful. And affordable cost. In fact, we offer the most affordable bachelor degree in Colorado.

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has recognized CMC as in the top 13% of institutions offering associates degrees in the U.S. for exceptional student performance and outcomes. Read more about the Aspen Prize. The college was also ranked #17 in the nation by CNN/Money for student success among more than 800 institutions offering associates degrees. And CMC was rated #1 among Colorado's institutions offering associates degrees for graduation plus transfer rates.

This success happens in a supportive environment where students don’t just have teachers, they have mentors. Colorado Mountain College staff and faculty are committed to helping your student grow and thrive in all areas of their life.

Compare CMC's low tuition and fees

Our tuition rates are some of the lowest in the state. Our bachelor’s degree tuition is the lowest in Colorado and the third lowest in the country. Plus, our Learning Materials Program delivers your textbooks before classes start at nearly half the typical cost! You'll avoid student debt and get a high-quality education at Colorado Mountain College. That's smart.

See how our in-district and in-state tuition compares to other Colorado schools.

See where our students have transferred, including a few Ivy League schools.

Of course you still have questions. So here are some resources to help answer them and connect you and your student with the Colorado Mountain College community.

WEBINAR

Parent Information Session

Bring your questions and meet with CMC Admissions staff. We'll cover topics from academics to financial aid and student services.

April 12, 6:00 PM

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Campus Life & Services

Visiting & Applying

We’ll answer your questions and make you feel at home.

Applying
Placement Testing
Campus Tours & Visits
FAQs

Tuition & Costs

Getting Here

It’s a beautiful drive from every direction.

Maps & Contact Info
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Orientation
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DATES & DEADLINES

Make sure you sign up for New Student Orientation

Summer 2022 Semester Starts May 16

Summer 2022 Semester Drop/Add Period, May 16 - 20

Fall 2022 Semester Starts August 22

Spring 2022 Semester Drop/Add Period, August 22 - 26

See the Academic Calendar