Colorado Mountain College, located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is set against a Rockies backdrop. Founded in 1967, the school has an enrollment of approximately 5,100 students. Students living in-state pay around $2,900 per year while students residing out-of-state pay about $7,700 annually.
The school, which has an open admissions policy, features associate’s degree programs in the areas of biology, early childhood education, outdoor recreation leadership, outdoor education, chemistry, visual arts, and engineering. Many students at the college choose to transfer their associate degree credits to four-year colleges. The college maintains agreements for transfer with such colleges as Colorado State University, the University of Colorado, the University of Denver, and Mesa State College. Some students elect to transfer their credits to schools out-of-state.
However, that being said, students still have four-year study options. The school offers bachelor’s degrees in sustainability and business administration at its location. Students also take part in on-campus and off-campus activities, including theatre presentations and art exhibits and displays.
The main campus of the school is located at 802 Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs with other campuses located throughout the state in such locales as Aspen, Breckenridge, Carbondale, Edwards, Rifle, Steamboat Springs, and Leadville. Contact the college for further details about its activities and programs at 800-621-8559.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $1,900-$2,200
- Out-of-State: $9,600-$11,550
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $78-$94 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $400-$480 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||68%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||35%||$4,634|
|Receiving Student Loans||48%||$5,471|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Colorado Mountain College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Colorado Mountain College compared to community colleges in Colorado, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Colorado Mountain College||Garfield County||Colorado|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2011)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Colorado
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Colorado Mountain College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Colorado Mountain College.
- Colorado Northwestern Community College in Rangely, CO (86 miles away)
- Front Range Community College in Westminster, CO (124 miles away)
- Community College of Denver in Denver, CO (124 miles away)
- Morgan Community College in Fort Morgan, CO (194 miles away)
- Trinidad State Junior College in Trinidad, CO (224 miles away)