Serving the Adventurous Since 1967
Picture this. You’re a college student in Breckenridge, Aspen, Steamboat Springs, Leadville, the Vail Valley, or one of six other mountain towns. Surrounded by 16 ski resorts, six wilderness areas, and miles of national forest land. All yours to explore.
Choose from over 80 academic programs, with one of the lowest tuition rates in Colorado. Pursue a degree in a field you love, in a place you can’t get enough of!
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Environmental & Sustainability
With Colorado Mountain College serving a 12,000 square mile area in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, you’ll find no shortage of hands-on learning opportunities in our environmental programs. Choose a program that fits your specific career goals:
Digital Media & Photography
Have a passion for telling the story and getting the word out? Learn communication skills for the digital age at the Isaacson School for New Media! Tell the story through digital design, photography, videography, journalism, marketing, and more!
Each of our culinary programs features a different recipe for success! While each will teach you culinary skills, management skills, and sustainable food practices three flavors are offered to match your career goals.
Science & Engineering
Get a great start in the sciences with our small class sizes, experienced and dedicated faculty, and low tuition rates. Our graduates transfer and excel at some of the top institutions in the country: Cornell, Columbia, and Stanford…just to name a few.
Have a passion for helping children learn and grow? If you’re looking to work with children anywhere from birth through elementary school, we can help get you there! Hands-on field learning is an integral part of what makes our graduates great educators!
The mountains of Colorado draw talented business executives who share their knowledge and experience. This enhances your business education with direct access to former Fortune 500 CEOs, advertising executives and other professionals.
Snow Sports Industry
Turn your passion for winter sports into a career! Whether you’re interested in hotel management, mountain operations, or winter gear design and manufacturing, we’ve got you covered…all within the epicenter of Colorado ski country!
So you don’t want to be confined to a 10×10 cubicle for the duration of your career? We get it! Our outdoor programs will get you outside working as outdoor guides, community recreation coordinators, protectors of the wilderness, and much more!
Do you have what it takes to be a first responder? Colorado Mountain College offers complete training to prepare you not just to pass certification exams, but to fully prepare you mentally and physically for the wide variety of situations you’ll face in the field.
Looking for more?Explore all 80 programs at Colorado Mountain College!
All the amenities and services you’d expect from today’s residence halls with a key difference: million-dollar views and the best of the Colorado Rockies right outside your door. Preview residence life in the mountains, then schedule a campus visit!
Live off-campus while pursuing your degree in the Colorado Rockies. You’ll have to pinch yourself often!
We love seeing our graduates leave here with a lifetime of success ahead of them, not a lifetime of debt! With strong support from our communities we’re able to provide high-quality academics at a surprisingly affordable price.
Cost Per Credit:
|100-200 Level||300-400 Level|
|Vets/Active Military & Dependents||$57||$99|
|Western States (WUE)||$150.75||$318|
Over $700,000 was awarded through the Colorado Mountain College Foundation last year!
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All of us at Colorado Mountain College believe we’re one of the best-kept secrets in higher education. Of course we’re a little biased, so you might want to see what independent sources are saying about us!
And one more…
Colorado Mountain College was listed by CNN/Money in the top 20 nationally (see CNN/Money story) for student success at two-year colleges. The college was also ranked #1 among Colorado’s two-year colleges for graduation plus transfer rates. Learn more.