Colorado Mountain College
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 5,806
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 600 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Colorado Mountain College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Colorado Mountain College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $10,296 and in-state students paid $3,048.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 66% of Colorado Mountain College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 28% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,147 (which is 6.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Colorado Mountain College in 2016-2017, was 150, which is 38% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,736 (which is 10.7% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Colorado Mountain College has enrolled a total of 5,806 students (1,823 students full-time and 3,983 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,806 students, 273 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 560 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 65%

Hispanic: 19%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Black/African American: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Colorado Mountain College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 23% 903 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 19% 730 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 473 56
Education 5% 197 13
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 149
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 3% 114
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 83
Personal And Culinary Services 2% 67
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 64
Visual And Performing Arts 1% 57

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Colorado Mountain College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Colorado Mountain College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,600. Last year, out of the total 634 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 545 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 886 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 735 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,600 $30,000
Employment Rate 86% 83%
Total Graduates 634 886

Campus Location

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