Guide for relocation to Steamboat Springs, CO

CMC: A College in the Mountains

 With a slew of recent improvements and new programming, Colorado Mountain College, which has a residential campus in Steamboat Springs, is quietly becoming one of the top mountain colleges in the Rockies. 

Everything weve done makes our campus more collegiate,says Steamboat Springs dean of student affairs Brian Hoza. It augments what we can do for our students and the community.

Colorado Mountain College's campus in Steamboat Springs.Colorado Mountain College’s campus in Steamboat Springs. In 2017, the college celebrates its 50th anniversary.

“Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs offers individual attention with small class size and nationally recognized faculty,” says Kathy Kiser-Miller, vice president and dean, Steamboat Springs Campus, and vice president of academic affairs. “We provide a quality education and career guidance through innovative, unique and relevant programming, and our students have opportunities to reach academic and career goals while enjoying the Steamboat mountain lifestyle.”

The college offers five four-year bachelor’s degrees: sustainability studies, business administration, nursing, teacher education and applied science in leadership and management. The Steamboat campus offers all but the teacher education and nursing degrees, and highlights hands-on associate degrees in ski and snowboard business, resort and restaurant management, engineering, and outdoor studies.

In 2012 CMC opened its $18 million, 60,000-square-foot academic and student center overlooking downtown Steamboat, housing administrative offices, classrooms, auditorium, cafeteria and more. With its course offerings and setting, CMC is a true cornerstone of the community.

CNNMoney.com recently ranked the college No. 17 in the nation for student success among more than 800 colleges offering associate degrees. In 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, the U.S. Department of Education ranked CMC the country’s third most affordable public college offering bachelor’s degrees. The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program also named it one of the nation’s top 150 colleges offering associate degrees.

Per-credit-hour costs for the 300- and 400-level baccalaureate classes are: $99 for in-district students, $205 for students living outside the district but within the college’s service area (Grand, Jackson and Chaffee counties), $212 for in-state/out-of-district students, and $440 for out-of-state students. For 100- and 200-level classes, tuition per credit hour is $65 for in district, $143 for in service area, $147 for in state, and $440 for out of state. Tuition for upper-level nursing and teacher education students is slightly higher. Info: www.coloradomtn.edu.

 

 

 

 

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