Colorado Mountain College

Tel: 9709458691
5,847 students
Public institution
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CMC is 11 campuses spread throughout the Rocky Mountains of North Central Colorado. See each campus at http://coloradomtn.edu/campuses/
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CMC is 11 campuses spread throughout the Rocky Mountains of North Central Colorado. See each campus at http://coloradomtn.edu/campuses/
School Highlights
Colorado Mountain College serves 5,847 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Colorado Mountain College is the only community colleges within Garfield County, CO.
The nearest community college is Intellitec College-Grand Junction (70.90 miles away).

School Overview

College Colorado Mountain College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level 4 or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 5,847 has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 82% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,847 students 1,315 students
Colorado Mountain College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
22:1
Colorado Mountain College Student Staff (2006-2011)
# Full-Time Students 1,875 students
815 students
Colorado Mountain College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,972 students
1,061 students
Colorado Mountain College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Colorado Mountain College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Colorado Mountain College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Colorado Mountain College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
12%
20%
Colorado Mountain College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
15%
Colorado Mountain College Black (2006-2011)
% White
69%
49%
Colorado Mountain College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
14%
6%
Colorado Mountain College Unknown (2006-2013)
Colorado Mountain College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.51 0.70
Colorado Mountain College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,210 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,190 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 54% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,210 $5,590
Colorado Mountain College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,190 $10,086
Colorado Mountain College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Our 11 Colorado Mountain College campuses are located in the north-central Rockies of Colorado. The College service area covers 12,000 miles, three national forests, six wilderness areas and most of Colorado's major ski resorts. Three of our campuses have residence halls. From arts to engineering, business skills to leadership, our programs prepare you for your future. Colorado Mountain College can prepare you for many different kinds of careers, for transfer, and we also offer our own Bachelor degrees. We have three residential campuses that offer student housing, cafeterias, libraries, etc. These are located in Steamboat Springs, Leadville, and near Glenwood Springs.

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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,150 per year for in-state students and $10,480 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,483 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Colorado community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Colorado Heights University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.