Take Full Advantage of Veteran Tuition Discounts at CMC

Colorado Mountain College has programs and services for veterans who wish to obtain a college degree

Obtain Military Transcripts

Joint Services Transcripts (Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy)
CMC uses ACE recommendation in evaluation of Joint Services Transcripts.

Continue The Adventure or Get Refreshed in Colorado's Rocky Mountains

Your quest for adventure doesn't have to end when you leave active duty. Colorado Mountain College has programs that can turn your military experience into a career.

Colorado is full of opportunities for veterans of various backgrounds and levels of experience. Pursue your educational goals in one of Colorado's most desirable towns, like Steamboat Springs, Aspen, Breckenridge or Glenwood Springs.

Colorado Mountain College has a variety of programs designed to prepare you for a career. We have Associate degree and certificate programs in addition to programs that award Bachelor degrees upon completion.

Learn how to be a back-country ski guide, or to lead groups into the wilderness with our Outdoor Recreation Leadership certificate. There are programs for paramedicine, resort management, solar energy, graphic design and many, many more. Take a few minutes to see all of our programs and the locations in which they are offered:

Education Programs and Our Locations

Make The Transition

Colorado Mountain College's staff will help make your transition into the classroom simple. Our degrees and certificate programs are designed to make your transition to a civilian career just as seamless. Use the links on this webpage to help plan your transition to college. Email the Coordinator of Military Services with your questions about attending Colorado Mountain College.

Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, Section 103

In compliance with Section 103 of the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, Colorado Mountain College (CMC) will not impose any penalties due to the delayed disbursement of funding from the Department of Veteran Affairs under chapter 31 or 33.

Students with payment delays will not be charged late fees, prevented from enrolling, or denied access to courses, libraries, or other institutional facilities available to other students who have satisfied their tuition and fee bills to the institution. Nor are students required to borrow additional funds due to the delayed disbursement of funding from the VA under chapter 31 or 33.

To qualify for this provision, such students are required to:

  • Produce a VA Certificate of Eligibility or an eBenefits GI Bill Statement of Benefits by the first day of class;
  • Provide the school a request to be certified;
  • Provide any additional information needed to properly certify the enrollment as described in the school’s institutional policies

This provision ends on the earlier of the following dates:

  • The date on which payment from the VA is made to the institution
  • 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following the receipt of the Certificate of Eligibility

Colorado Mountain College does not provide incentive compensation for the recruitment of students who are Veterans or dependents of Veterans.

GI Bill is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. Veterans Affairs website.

Get Tuition Discounts for Veterans, Spouses and Dependents

To honor your service, we offer a 25% tuition discount off of your tuition classification rate to those who qualify. This discount is for Veterans, Active-Duty Military, their spouses and dependents (dependents under 23-years-of-age).

To apply for this discount you must provide the following:

  1. A complete CMC application for admissions indicating your military affiliation under the "Veteran Military Service" section of the Application.
  2. Provide a copy of a DD-214 showing any discharge status other than dishonorable.

This discount is not available for online programs or a semester of all online courses. This discount was approved by the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees to honor U.S. veterans, active-duty military and their families.

For more information contact the Coordinator of Military Services at military@coloradomtn.edu

Why Should A Veteran Choose Colorado Mountain College?

Colorado Mountain College is a network of college campuses across the mountains of Colorado that offers a wide variety of degrees, certificates, classes and programs to help you obtain your educational objectives. We want to nurture the skills and trades you learned while serving so we review each application and award credits based on a Colorado Mountain College course equivalent. In addition, we offer a significant tuition discount to veterans and will help you through the process of getting the VA benefits you've earned.

If you choose not to live near one of our mountain locations, our online course options give you the ability to learn wherever you call home. Many courses allow you to interact with fellow students and instructors in a virtual classroom setting.

How Do I Use My VA Education Benefits?

How Do I Apply To Colorado Mountain College?

Q: How do I apply to Colorado Mountain College?
A: The application process is simple and you can apply online.

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