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Colorado Mountain College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Colorado Mountain College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Colorado Mountain College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Colorado Mountain College was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Colorado Mountain College is ranked #1,536 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Colorado Mountain College is also ranked #20 out of 23 schools in Colorado.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Colorado Mountain College?

Acceptance Rate

Colorado Mountain College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about Colorado Mountain College admissions.

Colorado Mountain College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Colorado Mountain College it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Colorado Mountain College is 18%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  18 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Colorado Mountain College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Colorado Mountain College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Colorado Mountain College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,688 undergraduates at Colorado Mountain College with 1,679 being full-time and 4,009 being part-time.

Colorado Mountain College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Colorado Mountain College is 74.35 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  74.35 out of 100
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How Much Does Colorado Mountain College Cost?

The overall average net price of Colorado Mountain College is $6,690. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Colorado Mountain College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,449 $5,400 $7,340 $9,755 $10,723

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Colorado Mountain College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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.

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How Much Money Do Colorado Mountain College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Colorado Mountain College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $32,700 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 18% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Colorado Mountain College make the most money.

Location of Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College is a public institution located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Glenwood Springs is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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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

Colorado Mountain College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 101 $36,600
Sustainability Science 39 $21,100
Nursing 18 NA
General Education 13 NA
Accounting 0 NA
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 0 NA
Data Entry 0 NA
General Sales & Marketing 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Colorado Mountain College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Colorado Mountain College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 1,248 students took at least one online class at Colorado Mountain College. This is a decrease from the 1,414 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,248 523
2016-2017 1,414 659
2015-2016 1,282 560
2014-2015 1,220 617
2013-2014 1,340 685

Learn more about online learning at Colorado Mountain College.

Notes and 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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