Colorado Mountain College

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9,242 students
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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/
Colorado Mountain College is located high in the Colorado Rockies, delivering a personalized college education in 11 Rocky Mountain locations, including three residential campuses.We deliver personal, high-quality higher education in the backdrop of Colorado outdoors. Colorado Mountain College is ranked #17 in the nation by CNN/Money for student success among more than 800 two-year colleges. The college is also rated #1 among Colorados two-year colleges for graduation plus transfer rates.
School Highlights
Colorado Mountain College serves 9,242 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
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 (CO) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level 4 or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit

Student Body

The student population of 9,242 has grown by 69% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,242 students 839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
37:1
# Full-Time Students 3,785 students
670 students
# Part-Time Students 5,457 students
901 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
15%
16%
% Black
1%
5%
% White
69%
65%
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
11%
8%
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. 0.50 0.54

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,030 is more than the state average of $2,962. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,150 is less than the state average of $10,704. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,030 $2,962
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,150 $10,704

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports Alpine SkiingAlpine Skiing

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Gates Soccer Field games, Leadville Running Club, Many interest clubs from outdoor activities to languages to food and beyond, Theatre program Gates Soccer Field games,
Leadville Running Club,
Many interest clubs from outdoor activities to languages to food and beyond,
Theatre program,
Source: 2014 (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. Each year, over 20,000 students take classes at our 11 locations and online. From arts to engineering, business skills to leadership, our programs prepare you for your future. Learning here is personal. Classes are small. Faculty are friendly. Our graduates say that Colorado Mountain College has provided a solid foundation for the challenges they have faced. 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 $2,962 per year for in-state students and $10,704 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,660 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 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Colorado Heights University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.