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Associate of Arts Degree

Complete your first two years of college without going deep into debt

Our 13:1 student teacher ratio gives you the opportunity build a solid foundation for your education and your future. Whether you're completing your general education requirements before transfer or pursuing one of our bachelor's programs, our low-cost tuition allows you the flexibility to figure out your interests without the burden of high student debts.

Complete your general education requirements and prepare for majors such as:

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Business
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • History
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Outdoor Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts

Save money for later

If you haven't decided on a major or a career, the Associate of Arts program is the perfect opportunity for you to discover your skills and interests, without drowning in debt.

A national study showed that an education from Colorado Mountain College and other selected associate degree granting colleges is equal to the first two years at some of the nation's well-known private universities, at a quarter of the cost.

Our tuition is low. So with the money you save during your time at Colorado Mountain College, you'll have more to spend for your next two years.

Colorado Mountain College is a member of the new Colorado State Guaranteed (GT) General Education Curriculum, which means you'll be guaranteed a full transfer of your Associate of Arts degree to public colleges and universities in Colorado.

Transfer or continue your education at CMC

You can stay at Colorado Mountain College for your bachelor's degree or transfer to another college or university in Colorado or across the country.

See where CMC students have transferred. Yes, there are some Ivy League schools on the list.

Colorado Mountain College is here to help you build a solid foundation for your future. But we also want to keep you out of deep debt. So you’ll be free to have more option as you start out.

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