Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College is a network of seven junior college campuses located in western Colorado. It was established in 1967. This four year college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It also provides numerous professional certifications and custom workforce training. The college enrolls more than 20,000 students every year.

The Spring Valley campus fields a soccer team that participates in the NJCAA. The Steamboat Springs campus has an alpine ski team, while the Timberline campus has a Nordic ski team, which competes in the USCSA.

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Colorado Mountain College
831 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs , CO 81601-0233
General Phone: (970) 945-8691

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Colorado Mountain College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine248EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts198liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities, historic preservation and conservation
Real Estate and Construction Management109real estate
Security and Law Enforcement65criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Hospitality44hospitality management, tourism and travel, resort management
Computer Science and Engineering19information technology, web design, computer security, computer services management
Medical Support and Technology16veterinary assistant
Family and Social Work13child development
Cooking and Culinary Arts10chef training
Business and Management10business management, accounting technology
Conservation and Resource Management9conservation
Photography and Commercial Art9commercial photography
Office and Administration8data entry, office data entry
Design5graphic design
Construction Trades4electrician
Mechanics and Repair4mechanic and repair

Number of programs and degrees for Colorado Mountain College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year39213
Associate's degree34619
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3311

Colorado Mountain College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Colorado Mountain College had a total enrollment of 5,206 students (2,919 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 36%
Black 1%
Hispanic 42%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 19%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 11%
18-19 18%
20-21 11%
22-24 11%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 8%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Hampshire3%
New York1%
New Mexico1%
(International Students)1%
New Jersey1%

Colorado Mountain College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 38 %

Colorado Mountain College Room and Board (2007)

Colorado Mountain College offers campus housing for 620 of its 2,919 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Glenwood Springs, Colorado for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Colorado Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Colorado Mountain College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,430
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,230
Room and board $ 7,040
Room charge $ 3,660
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,380
Books and supplies $ 700
Other expenses $ 2,339

Financial Aid:
Colorado Mountain College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 450600)

Colorado Mountain College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4850

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$85,42811$85,243
Associate professoracademic year27$72,02628$69,346
Assistant professoracademic year7$61,6669$58,783
Instructoracademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year46$73,40950$70,562

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Colorado Mountain College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Systems Security
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Graphic Design

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Resort Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

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What Sets Colorado Mountain College Apart:

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% of degrees in hospitality
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of degrees in conservation and resource management
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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Number of students
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% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
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% students 40 years or older
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Top 17%Colorado Mountain College % students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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checked Remedial classes for students
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checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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