Copper Mountain Community College

  • Copper Mountain Community College (CMC) provides an educational and employment environment free from discrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, or disability. CMC is an Equal Opportunity/ Title IX/Section 504 Employer. Concerns may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, EEOC, OCR, or the Chancellor’s Office. Copper Mountain College will be the educational and cultural center of the Morongo Basin. Through cooperative efforts with the community and within the college, we will develop innovative curricula matched to the needs of our students to prepare them to achieve their educational, employment, and life-long learning goals. Our mission is to provide access to educational opportunities for diverse desert communities through a comprehensive curriculum and a passion for the success of every individual student.
School Highlights
  • Copper Mountain Community College serves 1,652 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 44:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Copper Mountain Community College is one of 15 community colleges within San Bernardino County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Copper Mountain Community College is Mayfield College (26.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Copper Mountain Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Copper Mountain Community College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty80 staff97 staff
Copper Mountain Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Copper Mountain Community College has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Copper Mountain Community College diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,652 students7,516 students
Copper Mountain Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio21:144:1
Copper Mountain Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students686 students1,613 students
Copper Mountain Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students966 students5,903 students
Copper Mountain Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Copper Mountain Community College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
Copper Mountain Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
3%
13%
Copper Mountain Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
19%
37%
Copper Mountain Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
6%
7%
Copper Mountain Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
66%
32%
Copper Mountain Community College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Copper Mountain Community College Hawaiian (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Copper Mountain Community College More (2010-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Copper Mountain Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.73
Copper Mountain Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
17%
29%
Copper Mountain Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,400$34,900
Copper Mountain Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2012-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,108 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,812 is less than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,108$1,636
Copper Mountain Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,812$6,797
Copper Mountain Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%78%
Copper Mountain Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$15,654$9,500
Copper Mountain Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2014)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,000$5,500
Copper Mountain Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Copper Mountain Community College is Mayfield College (26.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 509 students | 26.30 Mi35-325 Date Palm Drive
    Cathedral City CA  92234
    7603285554
    26.30509
  • 9,719 students | 28.00 Mi43-500 Monterey Ave
    Palm Desert CA  92260
    (760)346-8041
    28.009,719
  • Kaplan College-Palm Springs
    Private, for profit
    379 students | 28.20 Mi2475 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
    Palm Springs CA  92262
    (760)778-3540
    28.20379
  • 14,580 students | 49.00 Mi1499 N. State St.
    San Jacinto CA  92583
    (951)487-6752
    49.0014,580
  • 5,932 students | 51.60 Mi11711 Sand Canyon Road
    Forest Falls CA  92339
    (909)794-2161
    51.605,932
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.