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Colorado Mountain College Overview

Colorado Mountain College is a public institution located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. The surrounding location of Glenwood Springs is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Colorado Mountain College Known For?

1,519 Undergraduate Awards
$20,523 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Colorado Mountain College.
  • In 2017-2018, 18% of the faculty were full-time.

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Colorado Mountain College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Colorado Mountain College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Sustainability Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Where Is Colorado Mountain College?

Location of Colorado Mountain College

Contact details for Colorado Mountain College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 802 Grand Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233
Phone: 800-621-8559
Website: coloradomtn.edu/

How Do I Get Into Colorado Mountain College?

You can apply to Colorado Mountain College online at: coloradomtn.edu/apply-get-started/

Colorado Mountain College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Colorado Mountain College?

$20,523 Net Price
36% Take Out Loans
12.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Colorado Mountain College is $20,523. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Colorado Mountain College, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $4,674 a year. That adds up to $18,696 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Colorado Mountain College is 12.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Colorado Mountain College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,662 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,636 undergraduate students at Colorado Mountain College, with 1,662 being full-time and 3,974 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Colorado Mountain College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,662 full-time undergraduates at Colorado Mountain College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Colorado Mountain College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Colorado Mountain College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Colorado Mountain College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 461
White 1,032
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 138

Geographic Diversity

Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at Colorado Mountain College. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 23 countries are represented at Colorado Mountain College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, Nepal, and Iceland.

Online Learning at Colorado Mountain College

523 Took All Classes Online
1,248 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,248 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Colorado Mountain College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Colorado Mountain College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Colorado Mountain College was -5.5%. This is the #2,485 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Colorado Mountain College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Colorado Mountain College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 401 0 0 401
Allied Health Professions 166 6 11 0 183
Hospitality Management 77 29 6 0 112
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 109 0 0 0 109
Business Administration & Management 0 0 0 101 101
Teacher Education Grade Specific 59 10 13 0 82
Environmental Control Technology 52 5 2 0 59
Criminal Justice & Corrections 51 3 0 0 54
Nursing 0 34 0 18 52
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 50 0 0 0 50
Culinary Arts 34 11 0 0 45
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 39 39
Computer Information Systems 33 3 0 0 36
Precision Metal Working 30 0 0 0 30
Real Estate 24 0 0 0 24
Fire Protection 22 0 0 0 22
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 13 5 0 18
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 10 8 0 18
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 16 0 0 0 16
Legal Support Services 0 7 9 0 16
General Education 0 0 0 13 13
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 12 0 0 12
Accounting 0 3 2 0 5
Information Technology 5 0 0 0 5
Natural Resource Management 1 4 0 0 5
Design & Applied Arts 2 3 0 0 5
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 4 0 0 4
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 2 0 0 3
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0
Precision Systems Maintenance 0 0 0 0 0
Historic Preservation 0 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 732 560 56 171 1,519

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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