Colorado Mountain College

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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).
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • 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

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 Private, non-profit
Total Faculty - staff 48 staff
Colorado Mountain College Total Faculty (2007-2012)

Student Body

  • The student population of 9,242 has grown by 57% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 512% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,242 students 1,571 students
Colorado Mountain College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 0:1 36:1
Colorado Mountain College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2012)
# Full-Time Students 3,785 students 670 students
Colorado Mountain College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 5,457 students 901 students
Colorado Mountain College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Colorado Mountain College Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Colorado Mountain College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
1%
2%
Colorado Mountain College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
15%
16%
Colorado Mountain College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
5%
Colorado Mountain College Black (2007-2016)
% White
69%
64%
Colorado Mountain College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Colorado Mountain College More (2014-2016)
% Unknown races
11%
8%
Colorado Mountain College Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.49 0.55
Colorado Mountain College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
25%
40%
Colorado Mountain College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2011)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $33,100 $33,100
Colorado Mountain College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,810 is less than the state average of $4,064. The in-state tuition has grown by 56% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,870 is more than the state average of $10,223. The out-state tuition has grown by 78% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,810 $4,064
Colorado Mountain College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,870 $10,223
Colorado Mountain College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65% 89%
Colorado Mountain College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,283 $13,000
Colorado Mountain College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,297 $5,139
Colorado Mountain College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

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: 2016 (or 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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    (970)245-8101
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    (303)914-6600
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    (303)233-4697
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  • 176 students | 119.80 Mi7655 W Mississippi Ste 100
    Lakewood CO  80226
    (303)986-2320
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Did You Know?
For Colorado public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,064 per year for in-state students and $10,223 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,642 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Colorado is Everest College-Aurora. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.