Associate of Arts Degree Tuition and Costs

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Thanks to the financial support of our mountain communities, Colorado Mountain College offers a quality education at a price you can afford. Our tuition is one of the lowest in Colorado, and is lower than in-state tuition in many other states.

Compare CMC's low tuition and fees to other Colorado colleges and universities

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.

Here’s how our in-district and in-state tuition compares to other Colorado schools:

*Includes fees charged to all students. Some programs have additional fees.

Tuition & Costs for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year

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In-district Tuition


$80/credit-hour
Associate & Bachelor's


$105/credit-hour
BA Education


$120/credit-hour
BS Nursing

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In-state Tuition


$180/credit-hour
Associate & Bachelor's


$205/credit-hour
BA Education


$220/credit-hour
BS Nursing

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Service Area Tuition


$170/credit-hour
Associate & Bachelor's


$120/credit-hour
BA Education


$210/credit-hour
BS Nursing

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Out-of-state Tuition


$453/credit-hour
Associate & Bachelor's


$478/credit-hour
BA Education


$493/credit-hour
BS Nursing

Colorado Mountain College Special Rates

Students are permitted only one tuition discount while enrolled at the institution.