• 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 1,539 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,539 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,108
  • Out-state tuition: $5,812
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Copper Mountain Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 128 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
Copper Mountain Community College
(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
128 staff
308 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Copper Mountain Community College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The Copper Mountain Community College diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,539 students
5,216 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
22:1
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# Full-Time Students
437 students
1,660 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,102 students
6,239 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
102 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
437 students
1,580 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
54 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,102 students
6,239 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
10 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
140 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
3%
14%
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% Hispanic
35%
45%
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% Black
4%
5%
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% White
45%
26%
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% Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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% Two or more races
9%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
3%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.66
0.70
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.84%
4.57%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.92%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,400
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,108 is less than the state average of $1,246. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,812 is less than the state average of $6,603. The out-state tuition has declined by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,108
$1,246
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,812
$6,603
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
86%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$15,654
$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,834
$6,239
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Copper Mountain Community College cost?

Copper Mountain Community College's tuition is approximately $1,108 for In-State students and $5,812 for Out-State students.

What is Copper Mountain Community College's ranking?

Copper Mountain Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in California for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,539 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,108
  • Out-state tuition: $5,812
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 55%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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San Bernardino County, CA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in San Bernardino County, CA is Community Christian College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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