Public 4 Year

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

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Colorado Mountain College overview
Location Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Online coloradomtn.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Colorado Mountain College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is a public institution founded in 1965 that provides a variety of certificate programs, associate degrees, and bachelor's degrees. Nestled in the Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains, the college's scenic surroundings offer a distinctive setting for both outdoor educational activities and traditional campus life. CMC is primarily a commuter campus with limited on-campus housing options available. The academic profile of the institution is diverse, with a range of programs known for environmental science, ski business, and resort management due to its proximity to renowned skiing destinations. With an open admissions policy, CMC has a non-selective approach to enrolling students. The college's Spring Valley campus, just outside of Glenwood Springs and approximately 160 miles west of Denver, boasts a combination of modern facilities that blend with the natural aesthetic of the mountainous landscape. Colorado Mountain College does not have a notable emphasis on intercollegiate athletics, focusing primarily on its academic and vocational programs.

Colorado Mountain College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,441 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,743 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $4,680 plus fees of $300.


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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Colorado Mountain College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$840
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $11,320
Other Expenses Budget$1,666
Total One Year Cost$16,406

Colorado Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Colorado Mountain College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$840
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $11,320
Budget for Other Expenses$1,666
Total One Year Cost$18,806

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$34,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Colorado Mountain College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 42%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 32%
Business 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%
Visual and Performing Arts 3%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126711 IPEDS survey data for Colorado Mountain College.

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